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PlantFiles: Amaryllis
Hippeastrum reticulatum var. striatifolium 'Brazilian Stripe'

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

6 members have or want this plant for trade.

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive vossner 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.

Regional...

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

Mont Belvieu, Texas
Richmond, Texas



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