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Hardy Amaryllis

Hippeastrum x johnsonii)

Description:

Large, star-shaped, brilliant-red trumpets with cream midribs are held in clusters above low, strap-like leaves.

Habitat:

In high shade in wildlife habitat yard.

Notes:

Earliest hybrid amaryllis of them all, the result of a cross in 1799 or 1810 of two South American amaryllis species by an English watchmaker named Johnson.

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joanbstanley
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joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 13, 2014
Submitted on Apr 21, 2014

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