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Hippeastrelia
X Hippeastrelia 'Durga Pradhan'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: X Hippeastrelia
Cultivar: Durga Pradhan

Category:

Bulbs

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Liberty, North Carolina

Saint Helena Island, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
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neutrals
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negative
RatingContent
Negative

On Mar 22, 2009, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

New to me. AKA hippeastrekelia

DEC 2013: never sprouted.

Positive

On Jun 8, 2007, TomH3787 from Raleigh, NC (Zone 7b) wrote:

An intergeneric hybrid of a Hippeastrum x Sprekelia formosissima created in the 1960s by Udai Pradhan. Hardiness, growing conditions, and size are similar to S. formosissima.