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Amaryllis

Phonetic Spelling
am-ah-RIL-lis
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Amaryllis are showy winter-blooming blubs mostly grown as houseplants with very large flowers that bloom in the winter.   They can be planted outside in rock gardens in the deep south and will bloom in the late spring to early summer.  

See this plant in the following landscape:
Rock Herb Garden
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Double King'
    RIch red blooms 8" across slight fragrance
'Double King'
Tags:
#showy flowers#red flowers#interiorscape#large flowers#houseplants#rock gardens#winter flowers#Christmas decorations#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Double King'
    RIch red blooms 8" across slight fragrance
'Double King'
Tags:
#showy flowers#red flowers#interiorscape#large flowers#houseplants#rock gardens#winter flowers#Christmas decorations#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Amaryllis
    Family:
    Amaryllidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South Africa
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Houseplant
  • Cultural Conditions:
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    8b, 8a, 9b, 9a, 10b, 10a, 11b, 11a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
    Flower Petals:
    6 petals/rays
    Flower Size:
    > 6 inches
    Flower Description:
    Very large flowers with 6 velvety petals. Indoors they bloom in the winter, outside they bloom in the late spring to early summer.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    > 6 inches
    Leaf Width:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Strap-like long leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Houseplants
    Landscape Theme:
    Rock Garden
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Vomiting (not horses), depression, diarrhea, abdominal pain, hypersalivation, anorexia, tremors.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Lycorine and others
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No