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[Sticky] -- Blooms and Chat #7 by bsharf Apr 30, 2024 8:10 AM 162
Shrivelling, depleted bulb by romalu May 16, 2024 3:48 AM 5
Those waxed Amaryllis bulbs by ardesia May 4, 2024 5:25 AM 69
Has this happened to you? by vossner Apr 16, 2024 8:37 AM 3
Are any Amaryllis types patented? by WAMcCormick Mar 25, 2024 12:23 PM 16
Amaryllis Man (Florida) by bsharf Jan 21, 2024 6:06 PM 2
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Icon for question_markRotting amaryllis bulb by HoodLily Dec 6, 2023 4:53 PM 11
Do you have Hippeastrum Papilio seeds? by kenisaac Nov 19, 2023 9:13 AM 2
How to dry bulb for storage by ardesia Nov 6, 2023 9:49 AM 16
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Amerines by crawgarden Sep 25, 2023 3:05 PM 4
Black caterpillar eating amaryllis leaves by WAMcCormick Aug 28, 2023 12:35 PM 7
Icon for question_markAmaryllis Papillon is a species Amaryllis. by Zephyr Aug 28, 2023 11:40 AM 12
HELP! Moldy amaryllis sprout - what to do? by Sprout_Question Aug 14, 2023 8:29 AM 6
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Crinum bloom on new stalk? by Fredmertz Aug 3, 2023 6:55 AM 2
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Please help! Are these moldy amaryllis bulbs savable? by calicomoon Apr 14, 2023 10:58 AM 3
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Pest ID seeing widespread damage this year on outdoor Amaryllis. by bsharf Mar 18, 2023 10:18 PM 3
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White spots on Amaryllis leaves by bikeladyaz Mar 18, 2023 1:45 PM 12
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Care questions by romalu Mar 12, 2023 7:32 AM 4
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Growth patterns: one stalk or two? by kenisaac Mar 8, 2023 7:23 PM 1
Which is darkest? by vossner Mar 6, 2023 7:57 AM 6

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  • This is my favorite Amaryllis that I have grown so far. I potted the bulb up on 10/28, and it started blooming on 12/27. The bulb sat doing nothing for many weeks, then suddenly 2 bloom stalks started growing, with no foliage. The bloom stalks are 22 inches tall, and the flowers are 6 inches wide. All 4 flowers on the bloom stalk bloomed within 2 days, creating a beautiful display. The stalks did not need staking. I would gladly buy this variety again.
  • Very tall plant with large flowers in a deep red velvet. I bought a large bulb which was already potted with 1-inch foliage on 10/28. The plant bloomed on Dec 25. The foliage and bloom stalk grew to 29 inches tall. I got two stalks with 4 flowers each. Flowers are 7 inches across. For me this amaryllis is too tall, and the flowers are so big and heavy the whole pot fell over repeatedly. As beautiful as it is, I would not buy this one again.
  • Have had this one since the 1990's. It originally came mail order from either Park's or its then sister company, Wayside. This is the easiest one to force that I have and always blooms first. The flowers are large; around 8 inches across. But in all the time I've had it, there have never been more than 2 blooms per flower stalk. The bulb multiplies vigorously by offsets.
  • Lycoris squamigera and Amaryllis belladonna can be easily confused. L. squamigera has a green inflorescence stalk, versus a dark stalk on A. Belladonna.
  • I've grown mine 5 years and it skipped blooming last year, but had 5" flowers this spring, so no complaints.
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