Double Red Hippeastrum

Ina Crossley
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 14:29:41 PDT…

I recently bought this Hippeastrum as "Red Amaryllis" at a local plant 
nursery.  I asked the shop assistant if she would find out the full name 
and explained that it actually was called a Hippeastrum.

Have just been talking with her as she checked and the growers got the 
bulbs in a consignment just labelled "mixed red Amaryllis".  Doesn't say 
much for the growers, however, I would like to know the name of this 
dwarf Hippeastrum.  There is no white on the flower, it is pure red.  
The flower is 20cms tall (8")

Ina Crossley

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