That's Hippeastrum time

Hans-Werner Hammen
Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:08:28 PST

Thank you for showing "Ambiance" I feel rather grateful for the existence of this PAPILIO-Hybrid which is either TRI- or TETraploid; I occurred to create another hybrid from it that I am inclined to call "Burgundy Papilio". Enjoy…                                                                                                         The history of this Hybrid is pictured in                                                 …                                                                                 
 > Hi,
> There is something between winter and spring in our zone 6(?) country. And on windowsills there are Hippeastrum hybrids going to flower.
> First on my windowsill (now on a table to better show) is H. ‘Ambiance’. I have repotted it some five weeks ago, but I underestimate the pot size – I didn’t realize, that the bulb would gain some an inch in circumference. 
> Now the plant has 3 scapes of 52 cm (20,5”). Two of them are opening their flowers.
> Marek Walnik, Glucholazy, Poland

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