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PlantFiles: Amaryllis
Hippeastrum 'Pink Floyd'

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

8 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 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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
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:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive bsharf On Jun 3, 2008, bsharf from Palm Coast, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

Be patient with this one. Like the other trumpet Amaryllis, it is slow to break dormancy.

Positive kniphofia On Jan 24, 2005, kniphofia from Morpeth
United Kingdom (Zone 8a) wrote:

A really stunning trumpet type amaryllis of the most beautiful shade of dark pink with a wonderful green throat and white striped petals. One of my very favorites. It's flowering for the second year for me. Highly recommended!

Regional...

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

Garberville, California
Apopka, Florida
Palm Coast, Florida
Skowhegan, Maine
Austin, Texas
Houston, Texas



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