General Plant Information (Edit)
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
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Amaryllis

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Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Date: 2023-04-10

Date: 2010-03-21

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Date: 2015-01-09
With Paper Wwhites
Location: Kitchen window
Date: 2011-0201

Date: 2015-01-09
Location: Indoor unheated porch.
Date: 2013-05-30
Location: Kitchen window
Date: 2011-0201

Date: 2015-01-09

Date: 2010-03-22
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