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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Red and white
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Winter
Other: Forced naturally indoors
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Provides winter interest
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Bulbs
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Amaryllis

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Comments:
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 27, 2011 5:45 PM concerning plant:
    Included with the Royal Dutch Hybrid Single Amaryllis group.
    After potting in container with an inch around sides to pot and with head and shoulders above the soil, takes 8 to 12 weeks to flower.
    Best potted from October through Feb.
    If storing till a target start date, store dry at around 50°w/ good ventilation.
    Bulbs should measure 28 (B&B) to 34 cm.(JS)
    After flowering, cut off spent flower stalk, continue to water and fertilize and place outside when the climate is warm enough. I usually leave bulb in it's pot which I sink into the earth until time to cease watering and allow bulb a multi-week dormancy before commencing another round of blooms.
    This white and raspberry red and crimson Amaryllis is a joy to behold.
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