Description for Dutch Amaryllis (Mix Colors)
These plants are perennial herbaceous bulbous plants. They generally have large fleshy bulbs and tall broad leaves, generally evergreen. The foliage is evergreen in warm climates and will continue to grow. flower stalks will develop in the fall.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Amaryllis, Dutch Amaryllis||Varies||Spring||Up to 60 cm||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Amaryllis may be planted from September through April in warm weather climates. If planting in a pot then, choose a high-quality pot as bulbs grow big. Dig holes and plant the bulbs with an inch of the bulb above the soil surface. Keep at least 3 inches of distance between each bulb.
|Full sun to light shade||Well-drained||Medium||18 to 24 degrees C||Use any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Dutch Amaryllis
- After planting, water well. Reduce watering in the winter.
- Apply mulch in the fall.
- Remove the mulch in the spring to prevent excess moisture from affecting the bulb.
- Cut off the old flower stalks after flowering but leave the foliage in place.
- Re-pot your bulb in the fresh potting soil.
Spring, After Spring
Typical uses of Dutch Amaryllis
Special features: Flowers
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Flowers are showy and can be used as cut flowers.
Medicinal use: NA