Hippeastrum puncieum Red Peruvian Form Blooming

J.E. Shields jshields@indy.net
Thu, 28 Jul 2011 17:25:46 PDT

Very nice!  Might it have some reginae in it?  Does it make offsets?

Jim S.

At 07:49 PM 7/28/2011 -0400, you wrote:
>*CORRECTION, it was collected in QUILLABAMBA!*
>Hi Guys,
>    I wasn't able to share this with you guys during the time it bloomed so I
>wanted to share now!  This is a beautiful form of H. puniceum (so we
>think!?) from Peru!   It blooms from small bulbs several times a year!  It
>has bloomed three times in the past nine months..
>    The red is incredibly beautiful and deep with the throat being an aster
>green extending into a star!  Truly a choice form!  It was collected in
>Quillabamba, Peru.  Does anyone disagree with the ID?
>Central, Indiana

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