How big is the Amaryllidaceae Family?
The Amaryllidaceae is a family of about 870 species in around 50 genera of bulbous or rhizomatous (Clivia, Cryptostephanus andScadoxus) perennial herbs, with alternate strap-shaped leaves which may be semi-succulent. The bulbs and rhyzomes may also be thought of as succulent storage organs, enabling these plants to survive dry seasons. Continue reading The big family of the Amaryllidaceae
The wonderful clivia flower can brighten your home and garden during late winter and early spring. This Buzzle article provides information on the varieties of the clivia plant and flowers. Continue reading The Beautiful Clivia Flower
Nerine bowdenii is a breathtaking plant, especially on a dull autumn day.
Nerines are South African bulbs, widely planted in warmer regions for their late display of rich pink flowers. They work well in a mixed herbaceous border and make an excellent cut flower. They bear striking sprays of lily-like flowers with recurved petals on erect leafless stems. Continue reading The breathtaking Nerine bowdenii
Crinum is a fascinating genus of the large and equally captivating Amaryllidaceae family. Larger in stature than most other species of Amaryllidaceae, most crinums are suitable as landscape plants in or near water features while most of the smaller species can be successfully cultivated even in a small garden. Continue reading Crinum is a Amaryllidaceae family
Clivia plants and flowers are very attractive. This flower graces floral gardens in America, Belgium, Australia, China, and, on a smaller scale, gardens in other countries too. Continue reading Facts about the Clivia
The Common Names for the Amaryllis : Many bulbs referred to as amaryllis are actually in the Hippeastrum family. The two families of bulbs have many similarities, both in looks and in growing habits. Hippeastrum are native to South Africa while amaryllis bulbs come from South America. True amaryllis bulbs often naturalize in outdoor locations, but Hippeastrum varieties are usually grown indoors in pots. Continue reading The Amaryllis are actually in the Hippeastrum family
Which plants are related to Amaryllis Flowers? The amaryllis family is mostly native to tropical and warm temperate regions of South America and Africa. Flowers grow at the top of a long leafless stem, usually in groups but sometimes singly. Continue reading The Amaryllis Brothers and Sisters!