Amaryllis (Hippeastrum 'Black Pearl') 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: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: Velvety deep reddish-black
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

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Location: Indoor unheated porch.Date: 2013-05-30
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Location: Kitchen windowDate: 2011-0201
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Date: 2015-01-09With Paper Wwhites
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Date: 2015-01-09
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Date: 2015-01-09
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Date: 2010-03-22
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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how big amaryllis bulbs can be ? by sangel May 9, 2020 1:43 AM 14
What Amaryllis are you starting for the season 2016-2017? by crawgarden Feb 8, 2017 11:32 PM 40
blooms today by gone2seed Apr 11, 2015 6:53 PM 27
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
Minerva and Red Lion Compatibility by sgardener Feb 15, 2012 10:15 AM 7
Blooms and Chat #1 by gone2seed Oct 22, 2015 4:20 PM 1,135

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