Hippeastrums or ‘Hippies’ are a relative of the most popular Amaryllis or Bella Donna Lillies. Hippies available as a bulb differ, however, as they are a little more sensitive to the cooler conditions. They produce large, dominating flowers in Summer on long stems that brighten up any garden or add some texture to annual beds.
Full sun to part shade, sheltered from strong winds
Well drained soil
Plant bulbs in late winter to early spring. Suitable to grow in all climatic zones