Amaryllis (Hippeastrum 'Apple Blossom') in the Amaryllis Database

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Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height:24 inches
Leaves:Deciduous
Flowers:Showy
Flower Color:Pink
Other: Pale Pink & White
Flower Time:Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures:Bulb
Propagation: Other methods:Offsets
Containers:Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Posted by plantladylin (Florida - Zone 9b) on Sep 22, 2011 6:39 PM

I've been told that 'Apple Blossom' is a more common Amaryllis but it's still one of my favorites. I love purchasing bulbs to force for holiday blooms and 'Apple Blossom' is the only one I've ever had that sprouted blooms on such a short stalk!

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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On March 14, 2017 Bloomed
WG master frt./back; gave one to Reyes last yr
piksihk On April 8, 2016 Bloomed
piksihk On February 25, 2016 Transplanted
3 bulbs from recycle container
piksihk On October 18, 2015 Transplanted
one bulb from rect. bed - master window HW
piksihk On April 5, 2015 Bloomed
kniphofia On March 31, 2012 Bloomed
It may be common, but for me this is one of the most perfect Amaryllis. A reliable bloomer with a wonderful colour and green throat and glistening petals.
dragonfetti On February 17, 2015 Winterized
Blooms are done.
dragonfetti On December 13, 2014 Plant emerged
Opened box and bulb has already sprouted although sproutings are white.
dragonfetti On December 1, 2014 Obtained plant
Received as gift; purchased at WM.
Catmint20906 On January 16, 2016 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Third year for this bulb. by treehugger Feb 10, 2015 9:44 AM 1
Hippeastrum Johnsonii Question by TexasPlumeria87 Oct 1, 2017 11:43 AM 8
Growing amaryllis outside by Kabby Mar 30, 2017 10:04 AM 3
First spike for 2017 season by piksihk May 8, 2017 8:55 AM 16
Good Basic Amaryllis info by crawgarden Mar 6, 2017 9:04 AM 2
Another disappointment....... by Paul2032 Mar 31, 2017 1:32 PM 10
What do you have blooming.....Amaryllis? by Paul2032 Aug 14, 2017 11:44 AM 178
Starting Amaryllis bulbs............. by Paul2032 Nov 18, 2016 8:47 AM 4
Rescued amaryllis by Tienito Sep 26, 2016 7:57 AM 6
What do y'all think? by plantladylin Jun 22, 2016 11:53 AM 7
Spring 2016 by piksihk Oct 23, 2016 9:57 PM 26
How do you overwinter Amaryllis? by djinnevada Mar 8, 2016 6:20 PM 17
Amaryllis seedlings by TexasPlumeria87 Jun 4, 2015 10:53 AM 0
First time collecting seeds by greene Aug 5, 2016 10:48 PM 51
First bloom this season by piksihk Apr 14, 2015 8:26 PM 5
crosses by snarfie Aug 29, 2016 7:35 PM 25
Any ideas on an ID? by kniphofia Feb 20, 2015 5:14 PM 3
What's in bloom today by mcash70 Oct 24, 2015 4:00 AM 207
Last Year's Bulbs by ShadyGreenThumb Sep 15, 2015 9:10 AM 87
Identification assistance by Poohdaddy Apr 21, 2014 6:14 AM 9
Amaryllis at a nursery..... by Paul2032 Feb 6, 2014 9:55 PM 4

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