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Amaryllis Collection

Hippeastrum

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Stunning winter flowering bulbs are native to tropical Central and South America

Their large, showy blooms are a firm favourite for the windowsill or conservatory

This Amaryllis Collection is sure to brighten up your home from winter to spring

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These stunning winter flowering bulbs are native to tropical Central and South America and are great for adding a dramatic feature indoors. Their large, showy blooms are a firm favourite for the windowsill or conservatory, bringing a splash of colour on dull winter days. From picotees to stripes, the Hippeastrum varieties included in this Amaryllis Collection are sure to brighten up your home from winter to spring. You can decide when you want these beautiful plants to flower – winter, spring, early summer. Simply keep cool and dry, until you want to plant them. Bulbs should flower 10 - 12 weeks after planting, depending on conditions. Height: 45cm (18”). Spread: 30cm (12”). Supplied as bulbs.

  • Collection comprises:
  • Amaryllis 'Minerva' - An eye-catching Hippeastrum producing vibrant red blooms with a central white star.
  • Amaryllis 'Dancing Queen' - Stunning, double trumpet blooms, striped with red and white.
  • Amaryllis 'Picotee’ - Large white, trumpet blooms with fine red margins.
  • Amaryllis 'Lemon Star' - Fresh blooms in a subtle shade of creamy lemon yellow with delicate green centres make a delightful addition to any home.

Varieties are also available separately.

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How to plant bulbs, corms and tubers

Height Up to 45cm (18in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Tender Bulb

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4 amaryllis bulbs - 1 of each variety (81290)

Caution: Harmful if eaten. Soak the roots of Amaryllis bulbs in tepid water for a few hours before planting. Grow Amaryllis in containers of loam based compost such as John Innes No.2. Plant bulbs so that their neck and shoulders protrude above the soil surface. Hippeastrum bulbs require a minimum temperature of 13°C (55°F) and are best grown as a house plant, or in a heated greenhouse or conservatory.
Water Amaryllis bulbs moderately while they are in active growth, and feed them every 2 weeks with diluted liquid fertiliser. Deadhead faded Amaryllis flowers and cut away the old stems from their base, leaving the foliage intact. Continue to feed and water amaryllis bulbs until the leaves begin to yellow and die back. As the foliage dies, reduce watering and allow the soil to dry out in order to provide the bulbs with a dry, dormant period. Dormant Amaryllis plants should be kept in a cool, frost free, dry position until active growth begins again. Hippeastrum bulbs dislike root disturbance and prefer to be slightly pot-bound. Repot them every few years, and only when it is absolutely necessary.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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