Plant Care Florida Swamp Lily

Florida Swamp Lily

Also known as

seven sisters, southern swamp crinum and string-lily


Crinum americanum

How to care for Florida Swamp Lily


How often to water your Florida Swamp Lily

Water needs for Florida Swamp Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Florida Swamp Lily needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Florida Swamp Lily

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Florida Swamp Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Florida Swamp Lily: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Florida Swamp Lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Florida Swamp Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Florida Swamp Lily in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Florida Swamp Lily

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Florida Swamp Lily: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Florida Swamp Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Florida Swamp Lily is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Florida Swamp Lily

Florida Swamp Lily

Florida Swamp Lily

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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