Amaryllis
Hippeastrum reticulatum var. striatifolium 'Brazilian Stripe'

Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hippeastrum (hip-ee-ASS-trum) (Info)
Species: reticulatum var. striatifolium
Cultivar: Brazilian Stripe

Category:

Bulbs

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

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:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pink

Rose/Mauve

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Herbaceous

Variegated

Blue-Green

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Provides winter interest

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

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

By dividing the bulb's scales

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Mont Belvieu, Texas

Richmond, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 27, 2008, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Just got this plant. It is supposed to have a pink flower and is described as a slow grower. To me, its main attraction is the white stripe along the strap leaves.