Hippeastrum papilio

Tim@ tim@gingerwoodnursery.com
Sun, 02 Dec 2012 07:57:06 PST
It has been posted here before I believe that the clone that is most widespread in the trade is evergreen but that wild forms of H papilio have a dormancy.  I seem to recall that there was also a suggestion that the common cultivar was not pure H papilio??   

Tim Chapman

> Mine is most definitely evergreen, or tries to be.  It was in leaf all
> summer, it's in leaf now, and despite being kept quite cold (or possibly
> because if it) it seems to be putting out new growth.

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