Amaryllis and Hippeastrum forum: Any ideas on an ID?

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Name: Sue Taylor
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Feb 20, 2015 11:20 AM CST
I don't have the room to grow as many amaryllis as I used to sadly, but this winter I wanted a bulb for some colour in the house. I bought what I thought was Apple Blossom at a supermarket, as it's so reliable and such a beauty. What I've come home to today is definitely not Apple Blossom! It's very lovely though, a uniform dark strong pink.
Does anyone have a suggestion for which cultivar it is?
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Name: Barbara
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Feb 20, 2015 4:11 PM CST


If its a dark pink it could be something like lagoon, pink rival, pink surprise, or paris. I'm looking at my photos, those 4 are all possibilities. What an odd substitution for the easily available Apple Blossom.
Name: Margaret
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Feb 20, 2015 5:03 PM CST
Even though it's not Apple Blossom it is still very pretty. Thumbs up
Name: tarev
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Feb 20, 2015 5:14 PM CST
That sure is pretty! Smiling

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