Special Closure

Due to the 58th Presidential Inauguration, the U.S. Botanic Garden will be closed January 18-21, 2017. We will reopen at 10 a.m. on January 22.

Lady Jane Amaryllis

Hippeastrum 'Lady Jane'
Plant Botanical Name: 
Hippeastrum
Plant Sub Species or Variety: 
'Lady Jane'
USBG Plant Location: 
Conservatory

Although refered to as Amaryllis, Hippeastrum is the genus of bulbs from South America, while Amaryllis is the genus from South Africa. Hardy to zone 8, these are easy to force indoors, and are common during the winter in colder climates. 'Lady Jane' is a double-flowering amaryllis with white-striped red flowers.