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Mention the word "amaryllis" and this flower form is NOT what comes to mind. Chico is an exotic, a willowy member of the cybister group, amaryllis known for slender, curled petals in fanciful airbrushed shades. Ideal for modern homes where classic amaryllis may be too traditional, this variety always garners notice and raves. Fancy looking, but no diva when it comes to growing requirements.
This is a Leafari staff tested and recommended variety. Many of us grow it every year!
|Botanical Name:||Hippeastrum Chico|
|Common Name:||Amaryllis Chico|
|Growing Zones:||8b-10 outdoors and anywhere indoors on a sunny sill|
|Sun/Shade:||Full to 3/4 day sun outdoors or grow in a sunny window|
|Flowers:||Typically flowers in 6 to 8 weeks indoors and in spring outdoors|
|Flower Color:||Deep red with jade and celadon green|
|Height:||Grows 18-22" tall|
|Plant/Bulb Size:||30/32 cm in circumference - big!|
|Product info, photos and tips:||Amaryllis Planting Guide|
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