Cranium bulbispermum is a very hardy, deciduous bulbous plant with robust, grey leaves that can grow up to 800mm long.
It bears long stemmed, umbels of large, showy, lily-like, fragrant pink flowers with darker pink stripes from September. to December. Excellent for waterside planting or bog areas. Plant in sun and protect from Amaryllis caterpillar by hand removal of worms.
The worms do not destroy the bulbs of Crinum sp.
When flowering it looks spectacular among grasses which move in the breeze with this huge rigid flower in amongst them.