Amaryllis (Hippeastrum 'Orange Sovereign') in the Amaryllis Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 18 to 24 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Bloom Size: 6"-12"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Child plants: one child plant

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Posted by stetchworth (Ocean Springs, MS - Zone 8b) on Sep 29, 2011 8:01 PM

Lovely shade of dark orange and the blooms are really large. I have mine planted in the ground in Mississippi and it comes back and blooms every year.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Untitled by DebbieC Apr 16, 2016 7:41 PM 2
Difference between Orange Sovereign and Naranja? by cwhitt Mar 7, 2018 8:14 AM 3
Good Basic Amaryllis info by crawgarden Feb 19, 2018 8:30 AM 14
Rescued amaryllis by Tienito Sep 26, 2016 7:57 AM 6
Blooms and Chat #3 by bsharf Jul 11, 2019 3:27 AM 368

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