Amaryllis and Hippeastrum forum

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[Sticky] -- Blooms and Chat #3 by bsharfAug 11, 2017 11:52 AM32
[Sticky] -- Blooms and Chat #2 by bsharfJul 27, 2016 8:28 AM76
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[Sticky] -- Blooms and Chat #1 by gone2seedOct 22, 2015 4:20 PM1,135
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What do you have blooming.....Amaryllis? by Paul2032Aug 14, 2017 11:44 AM178
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Is this an Amaryllis? by Muddy1Jul 25, 2017 8:01 PM2
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Please Help ID These 2 Amaryllis by kousaJul 10, 2017 4:02 PM8
minerva amaryllis by piksihkJul 7, 2017 4:50 PM9
Amaryllis bulb storage by islanderJun 27, 2017 11:39 AM7
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what is this Amaryllis? by cwhittJun 17, 2017 7:44 AM2
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my amaryllis in a different planting medium by tarevJun 8, 2017 9:41 AM136
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Hybrid Amaryllis seeds to share: Rilona x Picotee by cwhittJun 8, 2017 7:36 AM0
Questions and help please for seed sprouting by AltheabyanothernameMay 22, 2017 10:23 AM4
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New seedling. by CarterMay 8, 2017 6:47 PM3
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First spike for 2017 season by piksihkMay 8, 2017 8:55 AM16
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Mis-named? by kniphofiaApr 24, 2017 10:24 PM2
Another disappointment....... by Paul2032Mar 31, 2017 1:32 PM10
Growing amaryllis outside by KabbyMar 30, 2017 10:04 AM3
Good Basic Amaryllis info by crawgardenMar 6, 2017 9:04 AM2
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Dried up bud by crawgardenFeb 25, 2017 11:39 AM6
last years amaryllis question by CharlemagneFeb 15, 2017 1:32 PM6

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Talking about Amaryillis (Hippeastrum 'Red Pearl'), Paul2032 wrote:

Red Pearl is a spectacular Amaryllis. Mine is tall with large blossoms, which are a very rich, intense shade of dark red. The petals are wide, giving the bloom a very full look. One of my favorites so far this bloom season.

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Talking about Butterfly Amaryllis (Hippeastrum papilio), DogsNDaylilies wrote:

Papilio is a FAST bloomer...I received mine as an unpotted bulb and I potted it the last week of December. By the last week of January, it was blooming!

Edited to add: Careful where you place this, it can produce a decent amount of very sticky nectar.

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Talking about Amaryllis (Hippeastrum 'Peach Melba'), bsharf wrote:

A huge, flat-faced, true-peach colored flower. Sparkles in the sunlight. This is the nicest peach colored Hippeastrum to come along in a long time.

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Talking about Amaryllis (Hippeastrum 'Elvas'), mcash70 wrote:

I added ‘Elvas’ to my Amaryllis collection this fall and it sure did not disappoint. It produced two tall, sturdy, 20-inch stems; each stem held 5 large buds, with each bud producing a beautiful double white bloom with raspberry-pink markings and a picotee edge. The blooms were very large at 8 to 9 inches. The blooms had no fragrance that I could detect, but the huge blooms themselves were absolutely stunning! I highly recommend this amaryllis.

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Talking about Amaryllis (Hippeastrum 'Blossom Peacock'), critterologist wrote:

I've been growing amaryllises since we moved to Frederick, and of the dozens of varieties I've had, 'Blossom Peacock' is still my hands-down favorite. The color and shape of the bloom are just exquisite. I think my neighbor pinned it down for me when she commented, "It's like a beautiful water lily!" It has all the "extras" -- double petal count, picotee edges, white "star" formed by central stripes on the pink-streaked petals. Some even say it's fragrant, although any fragrance seems very faint to me. Relatively small bulbs will put up multiple bloom stalks. Like most doubles, it doesn't set seed readily, and it's been at best a modest increaser for me.

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