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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
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.