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PlantFiles: Naughty Lady Amaryllis
Hippeastrum 'Voodoo'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hippeastrum (hip-ee-ASS-trum) (Info)
Cultivar: Voodoo
Additional cultivar information: (aka Naughty Lady)

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6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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3 positives
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Debndal On Sep 12, 2010, Debndal from Coppell, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Plant is orangey red in my garden in mostly shade. Multiplies slowly, but makes a nice bold texture next to small leaved perennials. Leaves usually don't get chewed by insects.

Positive aprilwillis On Jan 6, 2006, aprilwillis from Missouri City, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Nice red, in Houston area we can plant it outside and leave it outside; sometimes if our winter gets cold enough it dies back completely but always comes back beautifully in spring. There is always enough to share w/ friends!

Positive Dravencat On May 27, 2005, Dravencat from Edgewater, MD (Zone 7a) wrote:

beautiful red flowers followed by upright foilage. Can be left to overwinter in a pot outdoors. Multiplies well. I have one that bloomed without any care whatsoever, was left in a bucket in the shade with no soil or water.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Jacksonville, Florida
Lake City, Florida
Palm Coast, Florida
Bessemer City, North Carolina
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Kure Beach, North Carolina
Coppell, Texas
Houston, Texas
Missouri City, Texas
Spring, Texas

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