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PlantFiles: Amaryllis
Hippeastrum 'Lemon and Lime'

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Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hippeastrum (hip-ee-ASS-trum) (Info)
Cultivar: Lemon and Lime
Additional cultivar information: (aka Lemon Lime)

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

10 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
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)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)
Pale Green

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Mid Fall
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer
Flowers are good for cutting
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Profile:

3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive bsharf On Jan 31, 2007, bsharf from Palm Coast, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

just like its name, a pale lemon lime tint to the petals. a dutch miniature.

Positive aprilwillis On Sep 29, 2006, aprilwillis from Missouri City, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

One of my favorites because the color is so unique. A little less vigorous than most of the others I have.

Positive kniphofia On Dec 9, 2005, kniphofia from Morpeth
United Kingdom (Zone 8a) wrote:

A very pretty miniature amaryllis with smaller, pale yellow/green flowers. Very strong and vigorous grower usually producing 2 or 3 flower stems.

Regional...

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

Garberville, California
Englewood, Florida
Ocala, Florida
Missouri City, Texas
Richmond, Texas



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