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botanical name:
Amaryllis belladonna 'Johannesburg'
Amaryllis belladonna 'Johannesburg' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Amaryllidaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 0.60m
width: 0.10m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bulb/corm
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: purple & green
main season: Autumn
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Free flowering cultivar with pale pink blooms.

cultivation:
Well drained fertile soil in full sun, with protection from hard frosts. Alternatively grow in a cool greenhouse in a free-draining, loam-based compost. Plant bulbs in late summer, just below the soil surface.

propagation:
From seed or offsets, removed in spring.

other notes:
This is the true Amaryllis, whereas bulbs commonly sold under this name actually belong to the Hippeastrum genus.
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