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Hippeastrum species dark crimson

Unidentified Hippeastrum or related species, dark crimson in colour.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No data.


History at Camden Park

Listed in all published catalogues with no further information in later editions [B.223/1843].


Published May 14, 2009 - 04:27 PM | Last updated Oct 23, 2011 - 04:24 PM

Family Amaryllidaceae
Region of origin

Probably Central or South America

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Hippeastrum sp. dark crimson 

Confidence level low