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PlantFiles: Amaryllis
Hippeastrum 'White Christmas'

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

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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 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
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Smooth-Textured
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Leathery-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
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:

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Positive eolivas103 On Apr 12, 2014, eolivas103 from Las Cruces, NM (Zone 8a) wrote:

Great grower. Have left in ground for 3 years. The first year of planting it did not bloom. This is consistent with other Amaryllis I planted outside. The 2nd year, I had 2 blooms and this year I have 4 blooms. Very happy with health and beauty of this flower.

Regional...

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

Garberville, California
Trenton, Florida
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Richmond, Texas
Wylie, Texas



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