Cardiocrinum giganteum "red veined"

Submitted by Reed on

Here is my Cardiocrinum giganteum "red veined" it has put on a lot of growth this week.


Submitted by Hoy on Sat, 04/09/2011 - 23:32

Very magnificent leaves on that Cardiocrinium, James! I have had Cardiocriniums several times and for some years I managed to get flowers every year for a couple years too but the slugs are especially fond of these plants too and they were ultimately devoured by the gastropods.
Last year I had two plants left that barely managed to unfurl one leaf before they disappeared.

Submitted by cohan on Sun, 04/10/2011 - 20:00

I know what you mean-- it has occurred to me that I almost only want to plant early flowering plants, since by mid-summer there are so many wildflowers around, I don't care that much about the