Amaryllis
Hippeastrum 'Aphrodite'

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

Category
Bulbs

Foliage Color
Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics
Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements

Where to Grow
Suitable for growing in containers
This plant is suitable for growing indoors

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
Shiny/Glossy-Textured
Provides winter interest

Other details

Soil pH requirements
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information

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