Narrow Crinium ('Crinum calamistratum')

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Narrow Crinium

Narrow Crinium

Crinum calamistratum



5.5 - 8.0

22 -28 °C (71.6-82.4°F)

Max Height

120 cm (47.2")

Max Width

30 cm (11.8")

Alternative Names and Variants

Narrow Crinium

Environment Specifics

A relatively hardy plant as long as it is provided with enough light, it requires higher light levels than other species of Crinium. It is not usually eaten by herbivorous fish and can tolerate low end brackish conditions. Plants that are thriving form a number of small bulbs. When planting this plant, the bulb must not be fully buried, the majority of it should remain above the substrate.


A striking graceful plant which grows from a bulb. The leaves are very narrow, dark green, tough and with ruffled edges.


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