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Hippeastrum cybister 'Chico'

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By Meanie


Hippeastrum cybister 'Chico'

First bloom of the year on this.
It was frozen solid in the cold snap before christmas. That is when I bought it into the front room and it put out this flower stem almost immediately!



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What a star!

1 Feb, 2013

 

Isn't it just!

1 Feb, 2013

 

spectacular! would make a great framed picture ~ im imagining just the flower with a black background?

1 Feb, 2013

 

I'll try one at the weekend..............

1 Feb, 2013

 

oh, that will be good ~ thank you!

1 Feb, 2013

amy
Amy
 

It rewarded you for rescuing it with this stunning bloom !

2 Feb, 2013

 

It would have been bought in anyway, but I was caught out by a particularly hard frost. A cold spell is the trick to blooming it though.

2 Feb, 2013

 

Lovely flowers! :-)) You were lucky not to lose the bulb. Do these grow with their shoulders out of the soil like Amaryllis? I've never seen or grown this type.
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It's a really spectacular flower! Hope you can keep it for many years to come & that it multiplies for you as well! :-))

3 Feb, 2013

 

Not sure that I was lucky, but I doubt that it could have spent the winter outdoors and survived.
The shoulders are out of the soil.
As far as multiplying goes it seems rather reluctant. It's close relative Hymenocallis is a prolific multiplier however!

3 Feb, 2013

 

Impressive! Well done Meanie

7 Feb, 2013

 

Thank you Petaltracey!

7 Feb, 2013



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