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Amaryllis, Barbados Lily
Hippeastrum sp. 'Apple Blossum', 'Red Lion', and many others


Bulbous with strap-like leaves, umbel of flowers on a hollow stalk.

Plant Form or Habit: upright

Plant Use: rotational color

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: white, pink or red

Blooming Period: winter

Height: 2-3 feet


Foliage Texture: coarse medium

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Plant bulb so that half is exposed above the media; pots should be close to the size of the bulb; keep evenly moist until after flowering; to repeat flowering reduce watering in September until the foliage dies, allow to rest until January.


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