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Scientific Name: Hippeastrum 'Red Lion'
Alternative Names: Amarilla (Afr)

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Hippeastrum 'Red Lion'
Hippeastrum 'Red Lion'


  • Perennial
  • 'Red Lion' is an ornamental, large flowering Amaryllis flower with dark green, strap-shaped leaves.
  • It is a good cut flower and can be grown indoors.
  • Amaryllis needs moist, but well-drained soil and will grow in sun to partial shade.
  • Suitable for borders, patio and containers.
  • Amaryllis is hardy and will tolerates light freezes when dormant.
  • It can be propagated by dividing the corms or bulbs (including offsets).
  • To propagate from seed - direct sow after the last frost.
  • The seedlings will germinate slowly and develop two dark green, thin, strap-like leaves
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