Amaryillis (Hippeastrum 'Red Pearl') 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
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Bulb


                                        How To Get Indoor Amaryllis/Hippeastrum To Bloom How To Get Indoor Amaryllis/Hippeastrum To Bloom
February 26, 2014

I have heard a lot of folks say that they cannot get their Amaryllis/Hippeastrum to bloom the second or third year, and I was very surprised to be told by a saleslady at a garden center that she was unsuccessful.

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Posted by Paul2032 ( Utah - Zone 5b) on Dec 18, 2016 10:25 PM

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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Gorgeous Red by Joannabanana Jan 3, 2013 9:16 PM 1
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
Blooms and Chat #3 by bsharf Jan 25, 2018 11:10 AM 48
Blooms and Chat #2 by bsharf Jul 27, 2016 8:28 AM 76
What's in bloom today by mcash70 Oct 24, 2015 4:00 AM 207
Anyone start new Amaryllis bulb this time? by fiat Sep 27, 2016 1:51 PM 369
Last Year's Bulbs by ShadyGreenThumb Sep 15, 2015 9:10 AM 87
What's in bloom today by bsharf Dec 11, 2014 2:25 PM 184
Blooms 2013 by CarolineScott Feb 2, 2013 3:23 PM 17
My amaryllis plants by TexasPlumeria87 Jan 4, 2013 10:15 AM 17
Amaryllis blooming in my sunny window by Paul2032 Dec 12, 2012 11:32 AM 13
What's in bloom today 2012 by bsharf Mar 21, 2013 2:40 PM 81
Hippeastrelia Durga Pradhan by bearsearch Nov 15, 2012 1:48 PM 14
Blooms and Chat #1 by gone2seed Oct 22, 2015 4:20 PM 1,135

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