Hippeastrum papilio

Ina klazina@orcon.net.nz
Sun, 02 Dec 2012 11:42:21 PST
All my Hippeastrums in the garden lose their leaves totally towards the 
end of the summer, are without leaves all winter. They develop scapes 
from early spring, and once thosestart wilting, the leavesgrow.

 From that I would deduce their rest period is winter, Jim.


On 3/12/2012 5:12 a.m., J.E. Shields wrote:
>   It, like some other species
> of Hippeastrum, seems to do better with a rest period in summer.

Ina Crossley
Auckland New Zealand  Zone 10

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