Hippeastrum striatum (Lam.) H.E.Moore

Amaryllis, Striped Barbados Lily


Family: Amaryllidaceae

Genus: Hippeastrum

Category: Bulb

Zones: 8 to 11

Size: 12 to 18" tall, space 6 to 9"

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Glossy strap-like leaves and orange-red flowers. Well-drained soil.

History: 

Native to Brazil.

Published in Baileya 11: 16 in 1963.

Synonym = Amaryllis rutila Ker Gawl. Listed in Bot. Reg. 1: 23 (1815).

Synonym = Amaryllis crocata Ker Gawl. Listed in Bot. Reg. 1: 38 (1815).

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