The only book about the genus CRINUM

We ship signed books in paisley-painted gift packs.

Amazon has books and kindle, lots of photos, and reviews. 

Here’s what garden bloggers and podcasters say about this book. 

Margarate Roache, the garden editor of the New York Times, interviewed Jenks on her blog

A Way To Garden


Book Review

FreeTimes (Charleston Post and Courier)


Jenks’ essay on writing the book has been nominated for a GardenWriter’s Media Award



Natal lily holds chalice-shaped flowers on tall canes. Flowers attract night pollinators with a slight sweet fragrance. Handsome, fast-growing foliage.
Grows in any soil, part shade, even in a pot. Bulb has medicinal use in Zulu culture so is threatened in the wild.