Amaryllis
Hippeastrum 'Lemon and Lime'

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)

Category:

Bulbs

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

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:

Smooth-Textured

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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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

Regional

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

Garberville, California

Englewood, Florida

Ocala, Florida

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Missouri City, Texas

Richmond, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

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

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.