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Products > Amaryllis belladonna hybrids
 
Amaryllis belladonna hybrids - Hybrid Naked Lady
   

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Bulb
Family: Amaryllidaceae (Onions)
Origin: South Africa (Africa)
Flower Color: Mixed
Bloomtime: Summer
Fragrant Flowers: Yes
Synonyms: [x Amarygias]
Parentage: 9Amaryllis belladonna by Brunsvigia josephinae)
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): No Irrigation required
Winter Hardiness: 15-20 F
May be Poisonous  (More Info): Yes
Amaryllis belladonna hybrids (Hybrid Naked Lady) - A hardy bulb in mild winter regions with long, dull-green leaves that emerge in fall and die back in late spring, forming foliage clumps 3 feet across. Tall flower stalks appear in late summer with clusters of trumpet-shaped, fragrant flowers, while the foliage is dormant. Will grow in nearly any soil type, along as it drains well. Plant in full sun. Low water needs. Plants hardy to 15-20 degrees F. These plants are seedlings of our white and dark flowered forms of Amaryllis belladonna hybrids which are presumably back crosses of the Amaryllis belladonna with a Brunsvigia josephinae cross that is often called x Amarygias. The flower color varies from white to pale pink and dark reddish-pink with some picotees. The genus name Amaryllis comes from the Greek word 'amarysso' which means "to sparkle". In Greek mythology, Amaryllis was a shepherdess and singer and it is thought that she was the inspiration for the name of the plant with its beautiful pink flowers. It is thought that the Portuguese probably brought the amaryllis bulb to Europe as early as the 16th century.  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Amaryllis belladonna hybrids.
 
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