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( King Of The Stripes Amaryllis )
|H. johnsonii makes a large bulb which blooms 3 or 4 tubular flowers of brilliant scarlet, streaked with white on 2 foot stems. Hippeastrum is a native of tropical America and known as the equestrian star-flower. Flowers bloom 2 to 6 across on a hollow stem, usually up to 3 feet tall. The hybrid, 'King Of The Stripes' bloom in long elegant tubes in white with broad stripes of velvet red.
Important Info : Plant the bulbs in April, 4 inches deep near a wall in a sunny position where they will be protected from winter frost.
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