Amaryllis Summertime produces Impressive blooms with striking white highlights edged in a dark rose flush on intense watermelon pink petals. Carried on beautifully contrasting bright green stems to spectacular effect. Hippeastrum, more commonly known as an Amaryllis, make excellent pot plants, producing three to four funnel-shaped florets of 20-25cm wide at the mouth, carried on a strong stiff stem. Plant in large pots of potting soil and put in warm place near radiator or fireplace and water sparingly until the first signs of growth. At around 10cm move to a reasonably warm part of the house to bring into flower and marvel at the stunning enormous blooms. Will flower 6-8 weeks after planting. 30cm bulbs supplied.
|Mature Height||60 cm|
|Mature Spread||25 cm|
|Annual Growth||60 cm|
|Planting||Plant in fresh loam or compost with only half the bulb firmly covered.|
|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.