Abundant, spider-like, 15cm (6") flowers veined in dark red with bright green mid ribs. RIO NEGRO won top prize at the 2007 Keukenhof Amaryllis show. Produces up to 8 flowers per stem. Ht. 40-60cm (15-24"). This bulb size will produce 2 - 3, flower-laden stems.
Holland is one of the centres of Amaryllis hybridizing where they're selecting for different characteristics and colours. The Dutch Amaryllis tend to be taller and bloom later than their African counterparts.
| flower time: ||December|
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| plant height: ||2.00ft/0.60m|
| hardiness zone: ||12|
| light: ||Sun|
| soil: ||Sandy|
| water: ||Average|
| unique features: ||easy to grow, good for containers|
| alternative: ||Amaryllis|