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PlantFiles: Amaryllis
Hippeastrum 'Aphrodite'

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Family: Amaryllidaceae (am-uh-ril-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hippeastrum (hip-ee-ASS-trum) (Info)
Cultivar: Aphrodite

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11 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs

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

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 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
Light Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Mid Fall
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Flowers are good for cutting
Provides winter interest
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:
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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
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive tabasco On Feb 5, 2005, tabasco from Cincinnati (Anderson Twp), OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

Easy to grow in pots. Very attractive for winter bloom indoors. Will rebloom every year.

Breeder: Miyake Nursery Ltd

Nationality: Japanese

Plant Breeders' Rights: 1995

Classification: Large Double

Regional...

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

Red Bay, Alabama
Garberville, California
Cape Coral, Florida
Palm Coast, Florida
Panama City, Florida
Umatilla, Florida
Gardiner, Maine
Brazoria, Texas
Mc Kinney, Texas



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