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Zephyranthes 'Benidama'

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Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zephyranthes (ze-fi-RANTH-eez) (Info)
Cultivar: Benidama

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Bulbs
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink
Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Melendres On Sep 1, 2004, Melendres from Las Cruces, NM wrote:

Small flowered deep pink, (non-fading) green throated flower. Tends to bloom early in the season and does not repeat well.

Positive mbandaka On Mar 5, 2003, mbandaka wrote:

One of the garden hybrids well worth growing.The flower stalk emerges burgundy red, greening up when the flower opens. The bud is dark, opening a good saturated pink. Sets seed.

Regional...

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

Port Neches, Texas



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