Hippeastrum 'Clown' /Clown Amaryllis

Hippeastrum 'Clown'   / Hippeastrum 'Clown'
Candy cane striped amaryllis
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Candy cane striped amaryllis

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Scientific Name: Hippeastrum 'Clown'
Common Name: Clown Amaryllis
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Good for growing in ground beds wwith just a few bulbs or in mass plantings. Can be propagated by cutting the mature, plump bulbs into 8 to 16 pieces with portion of basal plate on each piece. Place the cuttings, in an upright position, in moist vermiculite or similar media. Small bulbs will be formed in a few weeks.