Hippeastrum 'Santana'

amaryllisfred(6b Cambridge MA)November 2, 2013

Hello Folks,

Haven't posted in a while (been a bit busy) but I was wondering if anyone can help me in locating Santana. I have been looking for a while but no luck. Any help would be appreciated.

Warm Regards and Thanks,
Fred

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mariava7

Somebody in New York used to still have this...can't remember her name.
Try Emaryllis???

    Bookmark   November 5, 2013 at 11:58AM
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amaryllisfred(6b Cambridge MA)

Hi Maria,

Emaryllis is where I found it but would they know who still sells it?

Warm Regards,
Fred

    Bookmark   November 8, 2013 at 11:12AM
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dondeldux

Hey Fred!

I just bought something from Arghya Gardens and was perusing through their amaryllis gallery and there is a to- die-for picture of your Santana. Maybe you could email them and see how old you'll be when they have one available;-)

Donna

    Bookmark   November 8, 2013 at 4:31PM
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jstropic

I bought a papilio from their Doran collection and it came very healthy with leaves and good roots. So if my one purchase is any any indication of the quality of the plants they send, I would recommend them.
-J

    Bookmark   November 9, 2013 at 8:36AM
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dondeldux

That's what I just bought too!!! They only had 3....

Not sure if it will be noticibly different than my other papilios but I saw it in a weak moment and well..you know the rest!

    Bookmark   November 9, 2013 at 8:53AM
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amaryllisfred(6b Cambridge MA)

Hi Donna,

If I do that I'll have even less hair and a few less teeth as well..lol

Fred

    Bookmark   November 9, 2013 at 2:32PM
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jstropic

Fred, I hope you find your Santana. Although it's always nice to have a holy grail to keep looking for - keeps life interesting :)

Donna, I found that this papilio grows better for me in sphagnum moss in a net pot than in my usual potting mix. Hopefully it will be fine in your mix, but in case you have the same experience....
-J

    Bookmark   November 9, 2013 at 9:29PM
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amaryllisfred(6b Cambridge MA)

Hi J,

Thanks for the encouragement and I will definitely keep looking. Not only am I Italian but I'm a stubborn Taurus as well...lol

Warm Regards,
Fred

    Bookmark   November 11, 2013 at 11:42AM
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