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Zones 13, 15-17, 21-28, H1, H2
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Regular Water
Moderate
Toxicity
Bulb is toxic if ingested.

Hippeastrum hybrid

Amaryllis
Amaryllidaceae
Bulbs and bulblike plants, Perennials

Almost all amaryllis sold are hybrids whose parentage can be traced to Central and South American species. These are usually marketed as giant amaryllis or Royal Dutch amaryllis (though developed by hybridizers around the world). Named varieties or color selections are available in reds, pinks, salmon, near-orange, and white, some striped and variously marked. Two to several flowers, often 8–9 in. across, form on a stout, 2-ft. stem.

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