Scientific Name: Hippeastrum cvs. Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:amaryllis Texture:Coarse
Family Name:AmaryllidaceaeHabit: Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Flowering pot plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Central America, South America, Mexico, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 8b: (-9.4 to -7 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Lustrous, Lanceolate, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Umbel, White, Orange, Pink, Red, Dark-red, Magenta, Mar- Apr- Feb- Jan- Dec
Fruit: Capsule, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Green, Brown, May- Jun
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Flowers large, sweet smelling, lily-like, on thick peduncle.