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PlantFiles: Amaryllis
Hippeastrum 'Star of Holland'

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

2 members have or want this plant for trade.


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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:
Sun to Partial Shade

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Mid Winter


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

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:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive dennislim On Feb 15, 2005, dennislim from Johor, Malaysia
Malaysia (Zone 11) wrote:

We were given this bulb from Japan a few years back and it is growing very well in Malaysia's hot climate. Flowers beautifully.


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

Santa Maria La Carità,
Phoenix, Arizona
Garberville, California
Lady Lake, Florida
Palm Coast, Florida
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Cleveland, Mississippi

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