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Hippeastrum hybrida (Family Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Amaryllidoideae)
Giant trumpet shaped flowers in a variety of colours - white, pink, orange and red; several striped varieties available.
Native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas from Argentina north to Mexico and in the Caribbean. Grows from bulbs, outdoors in temperate regions, indoors elsewhere.
These plants are popularly but erroneously known and sold as Amaryllis. The tree in the background is a Bottlebrush tree (Callistemon)
Spotted on Apr 24, 2011
Submitted on May 21, 2011
I hope you will do it soon..
Just as I joined Project Noah my camera broke!! I will try to get a close up when I replace it, Ashish.
Marvelous flower. Needs close snap of this beautiful flower.