PlantsAmaryllis→Amaryllis (Hippeastrum 'Tinkerbell')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 18 inches to 24 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruiting Time: Spring
Other: Can be forced for winter blooms indoors.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Coral with a touch of pink.
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Winter
Other: Can be forced
Underground structures: Bulb
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Bulbs
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

My holiday surprise (somebody put the wrong bulb in the box!)

Photo gallery:
Date: 2020-12-22My holiday surprise (somebody put the wrong bulb in the box!)
By romalu
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Location: My Garden.Date: 2019-04-21Tinkerbell Amaryllis
By Jacaranda
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Date: 4-6-16So many blooms at once, 1st year plant.
By cocoajuno
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Date: 2018-04-14Tinkerbell keeps her leaves!
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Date: 2013-12-26
By bsharf
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Date: 2013-12-20
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Date: 4-3-16Single bloom with beautiful color.
By cocoajuno
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Comments:
Posted by critterologist (Frederick, MD - Zone 6b) on Jan 20, 2015 6:30 PM

This was my first year growing 'Tinkerbell,' and I'm in love with her! Blooms are slightly trumpet-shaped, with a ruffled picoteed edge. Color is more pink than peach, to my relief, as I'm not a fan of peachy tones. Miniature, so stems and blooms are smaller than some varieties. No staking needed, even with 6 to 8 blooms per stem! I put 3 bulbs in a pot and got blooms for weeks. Highly recommended. I got mine from ADR Bulbs.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What variety? And growing tips, please! by romalu Dec 23, 2020 10:52 AM 9
What's in bloom today by bsharf Dec 11, 2014 2:25 PM 184

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