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LightSun to Part Shade
Zone3 to 8
Bloom Time8-10 weeks after planting
Soil RequirementWell drained
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DescriptionLike a butterfly, this delicate amaryllis appears to float atop a sturdy 18" stalk. Petals of white are tinged green with contrasting maroon stripe markings. Perfect for forcing indoors, this variety can also be planted outside when there is no chance of frost.Hippeastrum 'Papilio'
- Botanical NameHippeastrum papilio
- Hardiness Zone3 to 8
- Lift in Fall3- 8
- Flowering TimePlanting in spring, will flower 8-10 weeks after planting
- Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
- Flower ColorPetals of white are tinged green with contrasting maroon-red striped markings.
- Flower FormFunnel shaped with large perianths.
- Foliage TypeWide strap-like fleshy leaves begins its growth during and after flowering.
- Growth RateMedium
- Spread12 - 15 inches
- Planting Instructions5 cm deep and 30 - 38 cm apart
- Soil RequirementsWell drained
- Will TolerateClay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- PruningRemove spent flower stalk after blooming.
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The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule below.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
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