Amaryllis Spartacus,bulbs, Great Gift Item | GARDEN & OUTDOOR

Amaryllis Spartacus,bulbs, Great Gift Item

$ 10.95
SKU P26338S
  • The amaryllis is a popular indoor plant in the winter and spring, with large lily-shaped flowers on tall stems. They are a popular holiday gift. 
  • Exotic blooms
  • Great gift idea
  • Easy to grow
  • Large Bulb

Particularly arresting, Amaryllis 'Spartacus' (Hippeastrum) is a festive beauty with its large, brilliant red flowers delicately adorned with a luminous white star and a bright lime-green throat. ... (50 cm), each bulb usually produces up to 2 stems, each with 4 or more flowers that will bloom 8-10 weeks after planting.

The Amaryllis is a beautiful, fascinating flowering bulb. It is not hardy in places that have extended periods of frost, having originated in tropical regions. They make good container plants and can be delightful cut flowers. The major Dutch breeders have spent the last two centuries hybridizing these specimens to bring us the flower we know and love. Today's cultivars have stalks ranging from about 12" to 24" with each stalk having four to six flowers. Typically, a bulb will produce two stalks in a blooming season. With care, these bulbs will bloom every year for many years.

Growing Tips

Forcing time:  approximately 6 weeks. Growing temperature: 72 degrees F. Light intensity: Medium- High Use: dry sale, Greenhouse cultivation for pots and cut flowers. Bulb size: 28/30 cm

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