Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2021, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (S2): 2917-2918.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2021-0825

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A New Hippeastrum Cultivar‘Xiangyun’

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‘Xiangyun’is a new cultivar through single plant selection and cutting propagation which was bred by crossing Hippeastrum‘Picotee’as the female parent and H.‘Eros’as the male parent. The average plant height is 70.2 cm,and the flower stem is 52.3 cm. The diameter of the flower is 17.2 cm,and the white flower has double petals. It flowers in mid-March in open field cultivation in Guangzhou,and the single-stem flowering period is about 12 d,which is suitable for facilities or open field cultivation in South China.

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

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