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Hippeastrum

Hippeastrum hybrida (Family Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Amaryllidoideae)

Description:

Giant trumpet shaped flowers in a variety of colours - white, pink, orange and red; several striped varieties available.

Habitat:

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.

Notes:

These plants are popularly but erroneously known and sold as Amaryllis. The tree in the background is a Bottlebrush tree (Callistemon)

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3 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

I hope you will do it soon..

AngelaSusanBradley
AngelaSusanBradley 9 years ago

Just as I joined Project Noah my camera broke!! I will try to get a close up when I replace it, Ashish.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Marvelous flower. Needs close snap of this beautiful flower.

Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Apr 24, 2011
Submitted on May 21, 2011

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