Hippeastrum species /Amaryllis

Hippeastrum species  / Hippeastrum species
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Scientific Name: Hippeastrum species
Common Name: Amaryllis
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Come in a wide variety of flower sizes, colors, and shapes. Most flower in early spring. They are foliage hardy only in zones 9,10, and 11. However they are hardy into zone 7 when planted in the ground and mulched heavily during winter.