Amaryllis

Hippeastrum hybridum

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  • Flower name
    Amaryllis
  • Scientific name
    Hippeastrum hybridum
  • Aliasヒッペアストラム, Amaryllis, Hippeastrum, ナイトスターリリー, Night lily
  • Place of originCentral and South America
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July, October
  • Language of flowerspride, splendid beauty

What is Amaryllis

Amaryllis (Scientific name: Hippeastrum hybridum) is native to Latin America and is a semi-cold resistant bulbous plant (perennial plant) of the family Amaryllidaceae. Bloom a gorgeous funnel-shaped large wheat flower horizontally on the thick green flower stem tip. Broad green leaves emerge from both sides of the flower stem in a sword form. A large number of gardening cultivars are grown, and Hippuram dam of the genus of the horticultural genus of the genus Hippeastrum put out one flower stalk from one stock, while Gracilli variety breeds three flower stalks from one stock. The flower name Amaryllis comes from the name of the shepherd's daughter who comes out in Greek mythology. The girl who likes stories in shy had a favor with a boy Alteo, the same shepherd's boy. However, the boy who likes flowers had a favor with another girl who always gives him a beautiful flower. In order to gain his affection Amaryllis who knew what he wanted was the most beautiful flower on the planet gave prayers to God to gain his love.Then, She received a a single gold arrow with the announcement. According to the announcement, the girl stabbed an arrow in her chest and the blood flowed and the beautiful flowers bloomed. The boy was deeply moved by the beauty of that flower , married her and then lived happily. Flower language is beautiful,and prideful. "Pride" is caused by her self-consciousness that shed blood and brought a beautiful flower and got his love.

Common name: Amaryllis, Scientific name: Hippeastrum hybridum, aka: Hippeastrum, Night Star lily, Place of origin: Latin America, Living type: bulbous plant (bulb), plant length: 30 to 60 cm, stem: hollow, leaf shape: swordiform, leaf color: green, flowering period: May to October Midsummer: except August to September), flower color: red, orange, white, peach, red and white color, flower diameter: 10 to 20 cm, petal number: 6 (single blooming), double flower.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Amaryllidaceae
  • Genus
    Hippeastrum
  • Species
    H. hybridum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    sword-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeBulbous plants
  • Flower colorsRed Orange Pink Green White Brown
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30 ~ 60 cm
  • Diameter of flower10 ~ 20 cm

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