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Amaryllis
Hippeastrum 'Grandeur'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hippeastrum (hip-ee-ASS-trum) (Info)
Cultivar: Grandeur

Category:

Bulbs

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Red

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

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

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Palm Coast, Florida

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 10, 2007, bsharf from Palm Coast, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is an American cultivar (2003) from F. Meyer. Slow to bloom but well worth the wait. Has the cybister type colors, in a "traditional" shaped bloom.