Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2021, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (S2): 2919-2920.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2021-0826

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A New Hippeastrum Cultivar‘Hongchun’

LIU Xiaofei,YU Bo*,ZHU Genfa,SUN Yingbo,HUANG Lili,and XU Yechun   

  1. (Key Laboratory of Urban Agriculture in South China,Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs,Guangdong Key Lab of Ornamental Plant Germplasm Innovation and Utilization,Environmental Horticulture Institute,Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Guangzhou 510640,China)
  • Online:2021-11-30 Published:2021-12-10

Abstract: Hippeastrum‘Hongchun’is a new cultivar selected from the offspring of‘Minerva’and ‘Blossom Peacock’. The average plant height is 60.4 cm,and the flower stem is 46.8 cm. The flower is double,16.2 cm in diameter. The main color of the flower is red,the secondary color is white. It begins to flower in mid-March in open field cultivation in Guangzhou,and the single-stem flowering period is about 12 d. This cultivar is suitable for facility or open field cultivation in South China.

Key words: Hippeastrum, hybridization, single plant selection, cultivar.

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