Amaryllis Bulbs


The following picture is scanned from the latest White Flower Farm catalog. Click link to see the actual page.

amaryllisWFF

Note that this bulb is in a vase of pebbles. Years ago I bought a bunch of amaryllis bulbs and put each one in a tall vase with just a dab of water in the bottom. Roots formed, gorgeous flowers emerged, and I gave them away as Christmas gifts. Last year Susan gave me three wonderful bulbs that I photographed repeatedly and shared on this blog. I’ve tended them all summer and now leaves just started forming a few weeks ago. In moving them into the house for the winter, their pot fell off the deck, dropping 10′ or so, the pot smashed but the bulbs look o.k. except that most of the roots broke on the biggest one. Since they are out of the dirt, I put them in vases with clear glass marbles  or pebbles. We’ll see how they grow. Will keep you posted. I know you’ll be breathlessly awaiting the outcome!!!!!

amaryllis-in-glass

Advertisements
Explore posts in the same categories: Archives, Flowers

Tags:

You can comment below, or link to this permanent URL from your own site.

8 Comments on “Amaryllis Bulbs”

  1. Flower Boy Says:

    Good luck! Hope they thrive and flower as you wish. Amaryllis, so beautiful!

  2. Theresia Says:

    Do you ever plant them in the ground?

    • emprint Says:

      No. I live in Zone 6 which is too cold for Amaryllis bulbs outside. I do, however, let the bulbs go dormant and then revive them in the fall for another winter bloom indoors.

  3. Marta tassone Says:

    Thank you very much for the information.is it possible that when the flower dies it leaves a group of buttons that may be seeds of the plant.

  4. Cynthia Says:

    I had a bulb the flowered in its box. I re-hydrated the peat disk,planted it ,and now it’s starting to grow again. They will always come back ,even if there’s a little piece of root.

  5. Amy Says:

    I put mine in shallow dish. And it sprouted leaves ang tiny bulbs with tiny leaves around the base of the big bulb. Still waiting what will come out next.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: