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PlantFiles: Amaryllis
Hippeastrum 'Black Pearl'

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

5 members have or want this plant for trade.


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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Bloom Color:
Scarlet (Dark Red)

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2 positives
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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive AnalogDog On Oct 26, 2010, AnalogDog from Mountlake Terrace, WA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Just got it, and will be planting for a winter bloom. Will plant outside for summer then back in for winter.

Positive vossner On Feb 10, 2007, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

planted inground Oct 2006, bloomed Feb. 2007. Magnificent is the only befitting word. Color is extremely dark red, it is darker than Royal Velvet.


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

Atlanta, Georgia
Richmond, Texas

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