Avid gardeners and casual flower lovers alike simply dread the barren winter landscape, with its lack of color and their inability to grow beautiful blooms in the colder temperatures. So you can imagine how beloved are amaryllis bulbs for indoor forcing during that dreary season. Neon is bound to be especially cherished, with its electrifying magenta pink to red flowers brushed with white. The eye catching, flared blooms reach nearly 6" wide atop 28" stems. Amaryllis bulbs make great gifts!
Hardiness Zones 3-10. Lift in Fall in zones 3-9
Mature Height 28 inches
Bloom Time As a house plant for winter displays
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
5.5'' Single/double, funnel shaped with large perianths.
Foliage Type :
Wide strap-like fleshy leaves begins its growth during and after flowering.
Mature Spread :
9 - 12 inches
9 - 12 inches
Planting Instructions :
Plant with 1/3 of the bulb above the soil line and 9-12" apart.
Soil Moisture :
Will Tolerate :
Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Pruning Instructions :
Remove spent flower stalk after blooming. Allow foliage to dry out before removing to allow energy to be stored in the bulb for next year's bloom.
Winter Care :
Flowering during the winter period.
Planting Depth :
Plant with 1/3 of the bulb above the soil line.
Watering Requirements :
Water sparingly until the bulb develops leaves or flowers, then water more when necessary.
Fertilization Requirements :
Once per year in spring
Special Care :
Reduce the amount of water around early August, allow bulbs to ripen and go into a dormant state for 6-8 weeks. Bring out of cool dark storage after 6-8 weeks to begin growth.
K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time
climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are
harvested, our staff of K.
van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.
Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.
Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August.
General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated
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provided on your order confirmation.Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48
contiguous states. Click here for zone map.
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