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Nov 27, 2016 10:11 AM CST
I bought an amaryllis that has a bloom starting. I was sitting outside when I bought it. Can I set it indoors now? Thank you
Name: Lin
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Nov 27, 2016 10:40 AM CST
Hi SherryHenley, Welcome!
Yes indeed, you can sit your Amaryllis in a sunny window to enjoy the lovely blooms! Amaryllis are very popular plants at this time of year! Many purchase bulbs to force into bloom over the holiday season while others in warm cllimates are able to grow them outdoors in their garden year round! They have very beautiful blooms, you can view quite a few here in our database:

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Name: Sandy B.
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Nov 27, 2016 7:34 PM CST
Welcome to NGA, @SherryHenley ! I agree with what Lin said above Smiling
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Name: Paul
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Nov 27, 2016 7:49 PM CST
Hi Sherry......I grow them here in pots in a large east facing sunny window and move them out side in early summer. Then in the fall I quit watering and let the foliage yellow. Then I cut the foliage off and put the pots in a room in my basement for a couple of months. Then as they start to show growth I start the process over again. Will be adding pictures as they bloom. La Pas should be open in a few days.......... Welcome! Welcome! Welcome!
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Nov 27, 2016 9:04 PM CST
I do it exactly like Paul does, works well, lasts a long time!
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