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  Hippeastrum blumenavia
Then there is its uniqueness among the entire Hippeastrum clan and its continuing bewilderment to the botanical and taxonomic community.
It's hard to imagine anything more beautiful than a potful of this dainty amaryllid blooming away during its late spring flowering period-the month of May for me. The flowers are pink to rosy pink on a white background with distinctive rosy pink veining.
Seeds from my plants have been known to die within three to five days-depending on whether or not we're having a hot spell if they are not able to absorb water once they drop from the parent.
www.bulbsociety.org /About_Bulbs/LIVING_JEWELS/HIPPBLUMENAVIA.htmL   (1508 words)

  Hippeastrum Amaryllis, riddersster: Bolgewas.be - bloembollen en bolgewas
Herkenningspunt tussen beide is de bloemstengel: bij Hippeastrum een holle en bij Amaryllis een gevulde stengel.
Hippeastrum is vooral geschikt voor de huiskamer, maar kan ook in zachte omstandigheden in de tuin (in pot) bloeien.
De Hippeastrum zal in veel gevallen bloeien nog voor het blad ontwikkeld is.
bolgewas.be /?subject=bolgewas_Hippeastrum   (441 words)

 Hippeastrum, beter bekend als Amaryllis: de grote bloembol om in huis in bloei te trekken.
Het geslacht Hippeastrum bestaat uit meerdere soorten, terwijl Amaryllis belladonna het enige soort in het geslacht Amaryllis is. Inmiddels zijn er veel verschillende Hippeastrum cultivars door de kruisingen binnen de Hippeastrum soorten.
Hippeastrum is vooral bekend om de simpelheid waarmee het binnenshuis in bloei getrokken kan worden.
Hippeastrum bollen worden gemiddeld 3 tot 5 jaar geteeld bij de kweker alvorens ze verkocht worden.
www.tuinadvies.be /hippeastrum_of_amaryllis.htm   (536 words)

 PBSWiki - Hippeastrum
Hippeastrum is a genus in the Amaryllidaceae family native to South America that gardeners often call by its common name, Amaryllis.
Hippeastrum aulicum is epiphytic and grows on rocks and large trees in its native environment.
Hippeastrum miniatum is native to river gorges high in the Peruvian Andes.
www.pacificbulbsociety.org /pbswiki/index.php/Hippeastrum   (1251 words)

 Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) Cuttings
Starting in early December, the "Hippeastrum" Amaryllis are available for sale everywhere often as part of a growing kit including a bulb, soil, and a plastic pot.
Hippeastrum is a so-called tunicate bulb, which is a description for bulbs which form a protective tunic from dried-up outer scales.
Hippeastrum can be induced to flower at any time of the year but sufficient time must be allowed afterwards for vegetative growth before inducing dormancy again.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/propagation_seed_starting/105506   (451 words)

 US National Arboretum Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) Photo Gallery
Browse this gallery of 84 images to see many of those flowering plants that were assembled for the
Deck the Halls with Hippeastrum: An Amaryllis Extravaganza
Check out the alternating images to your right, then follow the links below (there's even a guessing game found in the 'Display Mix' section).
www.usna.usda.gov /PhotoGallery/HippeastrumGallery/index.html   (282 words)

 Home Forcing of Potted Amaryllis (Hippeastrum)
The Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) is a true bulb that originated in the tropical areas of South America.
Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) can be grown outside in Climatic Zones 8 to 10.
In other climatic zones, the plants can be placed outside after the danger of frost has passed.
www.ces.ncsu.edu /hil/hil-8529.html   (775 words)

The Hippeastrum genus is native to South America, and the genus Amaryllis hails from South Africa.
Not much chance of that happening here, although the earliest hybrid, Hippeastrum x johnsonii, dating from 1799, has been reported to be hardy to USDA Zone 5.
Dr.Poeppig was reputedly seized with such delight that he uttered “loud shouts of joy,” to which his dog responded with equally enthusiastic yelps and yowls.
whatcom.wsu.edu /ag/homehort/plant/amaryllis.htm   (830 words)

 The Amaryllis Family: Hybrids of genus Hippeastrum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hippeastrum x-johnsonii [Hippeastrum reginae X Hippeastrum vittatum] apparently originated in the 19th century in England.
It is said to be the hardiest of the Hippeastrum, and is widely found in old gardens in the Southeaastern USA, where it appears to be somewhat naturalized.
Hippeastrum x-ackermanii is the hybrid [Hippeastrum aulicum X H. x-johnsonii] and looks very similar to x-johnsonii.
www.shieldsgardens.com /amaryllids/hipphybd.html   (176 words)

 KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases: Search results
(The neotypification of Hippeastrum incachacanum (Amaryllidaceae).) Rev. Soc.
Gereau RE, Meerow AW, Brako L. New combinations in Hippeastrum, Ismene, and Leptochiton (Amaryllidaceae) for the flora of Peru.
Studies on the genetic divergence in Hippeastrum hybridum.
www.kew.org /kbd/advancedsearch.do?keywords=Hippeastrum   (294 words)

 BBC - Gardening - Plants - Hippeastrum
Native to South America, hippeastrum hybrids make ideal houseplants, provided they are kept in warm, light conditions during winter and spring.
Hippeastrums have bold, bright flowers from mid-November right up until the end of spring.
If the usual bright colours of hippeastrums don’t appeal to you, then this is a variety worth trying.
www.bbc.co.uk /gardening/plants/plantprofile_hippeastrum.shtml   (562 words)

 Flower Council of Holland - Hippeastrum 'Magic Green'
Both the color and shape are unique in the Hippeastrum assortment.
Hippeastrum can be used on their own in a vase or in mixed bouquets.
A contemporary use of Hippeastrum is to hang it upside down from a line.
www.flowercouncil.org /us/Novelties/2003/2003_HippeastrumMagicGreen.asp   (270 words)

 Burke's Backyard Archives 1999 - Hippeastrum
Hippeastrums are big, bold, voluptuous and brassy and their strong colours work particularly well in our bright Australian light.
Maguire's Hippeastrum Farm, 409 Kiel Mountain Road, Woombye.
To find out more about hippeastrums, see the article by Shirley Stackhouse in the October edition of the Burke's Backyard Magazine.
www.burkesbackyard.com.au /1999/archives/25/in_the_garden/flowering_plants_and_shrubs/hippeastrum   (395 words)

 Growing Hippeastrum in Big Bend, Wisconsin
Hippeastrum typically produce flowers of red, white, or pink.
Between 41 to 100 days after watering, most of the Hippeastrum have produced a flower stalk and have flowered.
We keep a record of which Hippeastrum bulbs bloom, the number of blooms, and how long each set of flowers last.
www.krischanphoto.com /gardens/hippeastrum/hippeastrum.htm   (446 words)

 Flower Council of Holland - Hippeastrum ‘Charisma’
Hippeastrum ‘Charisma’ (17500), really is one of a kind, and undoubtedly deserves its name.
Hippeastrum continues to grow as long as the flower blooms.
Hippeastrum was originally found in South and Central American and the Caribbean
www.flowercouncil.org /us/Novelties/2002/2002_HippeastrumCharisma.asp   (560 words)

 Timber Press: Hippeastrum
The hybrids of Hippeastrum, also known by gardeners as amaryllis, have long been popular indoor plants, their flamboyant blooms bringing cheer during the dark winter months.
Hippeastrum elegans grows in grassy meadows where conditions are warm and humid; other species grow by the side of rivers, while H.
Hippeastrum striatum grows in the open, in shade as well as in full sun, in acid red clay where early morning temperatures can fall to near freezing occasionally during the winter...
www.timberpress.com /books/isbn.cfm/0-88192-639-6   (423 words)

 Floridata: Hippeastrum hybrids
The spectacular "amaryllis" bulbs that are forced into bloom by the thousands every year are actually hybrids of the dozens of species of the genus Hippeastrum While the belladonna lily (Amaryllis belladonna) is the true amaryllis, Floridata will use "amaryllis" as a common name when referring the Hippeastrums.
There are more than 50 species of Hippeastrum that bloom white, pink, red or orange, sometimes striped or frilled and these have been hybridized into a host of shapes, colors and sizes.
The Dutch have hybridized the Hippeastrum species extensively so there are now scores of sizes, colors and patterns to choose from.
www.floridata.com /ref/h/hippeast.cfm   (601 words)

 [pbs] Hippeastrum seeds   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As they create a >permanent water table at the >bottom of pots they are widely used in >balconies and places where frequent watering of potted plants is not >possible.
I roughly estimate their surfacial water "up"take to be only between 5 and 10 vol% - while the water binding capacity of coco peat substrate is 40% or better (I evaluated this myself) which makes my differential observations above (6 vs. 4 days) plausible.
The hippeastrum seedlings growing in coco peat "with" this drainage layer below simply grow much better (faster) which is plausible, too, because they get more air from below!
lists.ibiblio.org /pipermail/pbs/2005-July/022092.html   (296 words)

 How to Grow Hippeastrum (Amaryllis)
The Hippeastrum, commonly called Amaryllis, produces large colourful showy flowers on tall stems during winter, and is popular around Christmas and the new year.
It needs to be grown where there is plenty of light so that the stems do not become too leggy.
The book Hippeastrum, the gardener's Amaryllis by Veronica Read is a complete in-depth guide to growing Hippeastrums, commonly called the Amaryllis.
www.gardenhive.com /flowers/hippeastrum/grow   (642 words)

 Garden Experiences by David Ross -- Amaryllis
I consider that a waste; I repot when side bulbs reach the size where they can be potted on their own.
After the bulb blooms, continue to care for a potted Hippeastrum, watering and feeding it until it chooses to go dormant (which might not happen).
Hippeastrum can be divided almost any time of the year (except when the soil is soggy), but it is best done right at the end of a bloom period.
www.rossde.com /garden/garden_hippeastrum.html   (715 words)

 Plant Viruses Online - Hippeastrum mosaic potyvirus
First reported in Hippeastrum hybridum; from Baarn, the Netherlands; by Kunkel (1922); Brants and van den Heuvel (1965).
Hippeastrum hybridum, H. equestre, Eucharis grandiflora - chlorotic streaking of leaves and flower stalks.
Gomphrena globosa and Tetragonia tetragonioides have been reported as local lesion hosts of hippeastrum mosaic virus, but are not, however they are susceptible to hippeastrum latent virus, a carlavirus which is closely related to nerine latent and carnation latent viruses, and which frequently occurs, together with hippeastrum mosaic virus, in hippeastrums.
image.fs.uidaho.edu /vide/descr393.htm   (387 words)

 Hippeastrum, and hippeastum bulbs at Australian Nurseries Online
Hippeastrum Bulbs, Hippeastrum, hippie, amaryllis, these are big bold showy plants with large trumpet like flowers.
Hippeastrum come in a great range of colors, plant in a group of 5-10 for a spectacular display, or in a pot as a specimen.
Hippeastrum along with 600 registered Daylilies, 60 Louisiana Irises plus Cliveas.
www.nurseriesonline.com.au /PAGES/Hippeastrums.html   (303 words)

 Hippeastrum Gardening Forum
You should plant Hippeastrum bulbs in autumn in soil that drains well and that is enriched with some organic matter, such as cow manure.
Most new hippeastrums take between two weeks and three months to bloom after they have been potted.
You will find that an open position that is subject to full sun is generally best though daplped llight will also produce resuolts for you.
www.mygarden.net.au /gardening_forum/ftopic75.php   (390 words)

 Hippeastrum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hippeastrum is a genus of about 70-75 species and 600+ hybrids and cultivars of bulbous plants in the family Amaryllidaceae, native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas from Argentina north to Mexico and the Caribbean.
These plants are popularly but erroneously known as Amaryllis, an African genus in the same family.
Art Poster Metal Framed Print - Hippeastrum Reticu...
www.buzznet.com /tags/hippeastrum   (107 words)

One of the most popular Hippeastrum world wide.
Very strong grower with pretty pink and white striping.
True soft pink hippeastrum with white blush extending from the centre.
www.gardenexpress.com.au /en-us/dept_234.html   (89 words)

 PLANTS Profile for Hippeastrum striatum (striped Barbados lily) | USDA PLANTS
PLANTS Profile for Hippeastrum striatum (striped Barbados lily)
Hippeastrum striatum (Lam.) H.E. Moore occures in the following states: Hawaii
Hippeastrum striatum (Lam.) H.E. Moore – striped Barbados lily
www.plants.usda.gov /java/profile?symbol=HIST7   (112 words)

 Hippeastrum 'Papillion' - Butterfly Amaryllis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This plant can be planted outdoors in warm climates that have little or no frost risk.
Hippeastrum 'Papillion' is an unusual evergreen Amaryllis with 5” greenish white flowers patterned with dark maroon stripes.
This Amaryllis will flower in late Winter to early Spring, flowers are held in clusters of 2-3.
www.magnoliagardensnursery.com /productdescrip/Amaryllis_Papilio.html   (104 words)

 AT&T Worldnet Service - Directory
Discusses how to grow the amaryllis flowers in the garden or in a container.
Information about amaryllis or hippeastrum, including origins, culture, and treatment.
Discover how to prepare an amaryllis plant for giving it as a present.
www.att.net /cgi-bin/webdrill?catkey=gwd/Top/Home/Gardening/Plants/H/Hippeastrum   (259 words)

 Sprekelia and Hippeastrum - Hybridizing Forum - GardenWeb
Some Hippeastrum are not self fertile but most are fertile with pollen from other Hippeastrums.
Hippeastrums need lots of water during growth, I have seen them growing in the middle of shallow streams.
The first recorded Hippeastrum, Amaryllis x Johnsoni, was reportedly the result of pollinating Vittatum x Sprekelia formissima.
forums.gardenweb.com /forums/load/hybrid/msg08053909304.html   (513 words)

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