T'is the season for Amaryllis buds!
bulbs are among the
easiest plants to grow we'll show you how. But first, you should know that an
Amaryllis is really a Hippeastrum. Hippeastrums are in the genus Ammaryllidacea (a family of flowering
plants) which is the source of the confusion. The true Amaryllis consists of a single
species, Amaryllis belladonna, also
known as "naked ladies". However, there are more
than 50 species of Hippeastrum. We will use the popular name ,
Amaryllis, though you will also see them referred to elsewhere, more
correctly, as Hippeastrum.
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You Can Grow Amaryllis Bulbs!
Amaryllis(Hippeastrum) bulbs are among the most spectacular of all flowering bulbs
you can grow! They can produce several
stems of giant trumpet shaped flowers in one season. They are available in a wide
variety of color including white, pink, salmon, red, and
will give you ALL the information that you need to grow beautiful
Amaryllis plants. Whether you've just received a potted gift, or are trying
to coax a dormant amaryllis into bloom, we'll show you what to do.
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about this stunning
Mature plants can get quite large but there are many smaller varieties that are
compact and will fit on a windowsill. With just a little care, amaryllis bulbs will
get bigger and produce more flowers every year. You can expect two or more stems,
each with at least four large flowers per stem, if you grow your bulbs
Start now with our Amaryllis
Care Guide >