Crinum buphanoides has fan-shaped leaves like the true Boophane, hence the name. It prefers a sandy spot in full sun. The flowers are almost spider-like. It is an attractive addition to any garden but needs room to look at it best.
Crinum campanulatum is a hardy, evergreen, bulbous plant that has magnificent, white or cerise lily-like flowers in spring. It grows in vlei areas but should be kept relatively dry in winter. Excellent for a pond or water garden.
Crinum moorei starts flowering in December and makes a very nice display in a shady, damp spot. Flower colour can vary from white to a pink. The bulbs can be become quite big, so do not plant them too close to each other.
Crinum paludosum is a beautiful lily with funnel-shaped flowers that are white to pale pink, enhanced by reddish stigmas. It is a slender, erect plant that grows in marshy places. It normally flowers when the plant is submerged.