Amaryllis belladonna 18cm+


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18cm+ Bulbs
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  • Suitable for planting in sunny and partially shaded locations
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
  • Excellent for cut flowers
  • Autumn flowering time
  • GREEN foliage colour
  • Pink flowering Colour

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Product Description

This showy bulbous perennial has naturalised in many Mediterranean climates, and is especially popular in California. Clusters of soft pink, 10cm funnel-shaped blooms sit atop long purplish-red and green stems, with up to twelve flowers blooming from just one stem. The Amaryllis Belladonna is unusual, as it flowers before its leaves appear, hence the nickname 'Naked Ladies'. Belladonnas naturally appears amongst rocks; therefore it is best you place them in a rock garden in full sun. We recommend planting with Agapanthus, which will provide fullness around the Belladonna's bare stems, and will provide a pretty contrast. The Amaryllis Belladonna is extremely easy to grow and requires very little attention A winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit that is highly fragrant. Top quality 18cm+ bulbs supplied. Flowers September - October. Height 60cm.

Plant Size

Mature Height 60 cm
Mature Spread 20 cm
Plant Spacing 30 cm
Annual Growth 60 cm

Planting Notes

Planting Plant on arrival with freshly prepared soil.
Soil Type Fertile, well drained soil

Growing at a glance…

During the growing season you should feed with liquid manure and water regularly. When growth of the bulb is complete, water can be gradually withheld and the bulb can be given rest for about three months. Only start the withholding of water when the leaves are well developed and ripening (yellowing). During the growing season you should feed with liquid manure and water regularly. The bulb does not need repotting every year.Indoor flowering in winter/early spring. Pot up in a good quality loam or compost and ensure the compost is well positioned around the roots of the bulb. Only half cover the bulb with the compost and store in an area with plenty of access to heat. With sufficient heat, the growth of these bulbs can begin any time in the winter.

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