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

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 18 inches to 24 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White and red
Other: Double white, washed with red
Flower Size: 5"-6"
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Can be forced for winter bloom indoors.
Inflorescence Type: Single
Underground structures: Bulb
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Hippeastrum 'Blossom Peacock'

The Top 50 Most Popular Spring Blooming BulbsThe Top 50 Most Popular Spring Blooming Bulbs
By dave, March 28, 2015

We made it! Winter is over and it's springtime! Let's celebrate with a special week dedicated to these beautiful bulbs that brighten our gardens every spring, and we open that week with a look at the most popular of these plants.

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Posted by critterologist (Frederick, MD - Zone 6b) on Jan 20, 2015 6:37 PM

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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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