The Amaryllis Family: Hippeastrum nelsonii

Hippeastrum nelsonii is native to Bolivia, in South America. It is evergreen, and takes no rest period. It requires highly aerated soil. Very rare, virtually unknown in cultivation in recent years.
Photo by James E. Shields

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