Amaryllis plants are native to the tropical regions of South America. These spectacular bulb plants can be planted from October through the end of April and will bloom from late December to June. With proper after-bloom care, an Amaryllis plant flowers year after year.
Striped Barbados Lily is an easily cultivated, medium-tall Hippeastrum species from southern and eastern Brazil. It makes one to several stalks crowned by salmon-orange flowers in early spring and usually before other, similar species.
For any humus-rich, well-drained soil in a sunny spot. During dormancy keep tubers drier and at a minimum of some 15°C throughout the year. Seedlings are fast growing and may reach flowering size after two years only under appropriate conditions.