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Amaryllis Basket

Amaryllis Basket

Incredibly intense scarlet flowers.
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RHS Garden Merit
  • One of the most popular Amaryllis with huge, incredibly flamboyant scarlet flowers.
  • A wonderful gift especially around Christmas, and so much fun for anyone to grow.
  • Fascinating to grow, the excitement builds as you watch the bulbs burst into life growing before your eyes.
  • Spectacular flowers on multiple stems around 8 weeks after planting, with up to 5 blooms on each stem.
  • Supplied as a large bulb, size 26/28, with compost and a natural willow basket planter.
1 x Amaryllis Basket - Item: 161181
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Product Description

Amaryllis are enduringly popular bulbs for growing indoors during the winter. Also known as Hippeastrum, they are loved for their incredible flowers in a vast range of colours. They are easy and fun to grow, giving you huge, exotic flowers during the darkest time of the year.

This attractive basket is made from natural woven willow, and is just the right size for growing the spectacular Amaryllis ‘Red Lion’. There is something fascinating about watching these bulbs grow and you’ll find yourself constantly checking for the first signs of growth, followed by the excitement of seeing the flower stems beginning to appear.

‘Red Lion’ has the most flamboyant scarlet trumpet-shaped flowers with a rich, velvety texture. It’s no surprise that this is one of the most popular Amaryllis. Each bulb will usually grow 2 or 3 flower stems, with up to 5 flowers on each, so it’ll look breathtaking in full flower and is so highly regarded that the RHS has award it the coveted Award of Garden Merit.

An ideal gift, especially around Christmas ‘Red Lion’ will brighten up anyone’s home beautifully, or keep it for yourself. Everything you need is in the basket, including compost and a large bulb. All you have to do is plant it around 8 weeks before you’d like it to flower, with the top third of the bulb above the compost, always keeping it moist. Your Amaryllis will grow up to 60 cm (2 ft) tall.

What Is Supplied

Item 161181 supplied as:

Supplied as a willow basket 13 cm (5 in) in diameter and 15 cm (6 in) tall, with full instructions including:

1 x Amaryllis ‘Red Lion’, size 26/28
1 x Compost

Harmful if eaten

Plant Information

Top Tips

  • Turn your Amaryllis regularly to keep the stems straight and stop them bending towards the light.

Care Guide

  • Plant your Amaryllis with the top third of the bulb above the compost surface.
  • Water regularly, keeping the compost moist.
  • Grow in a bright, warm spot, ideally above 20°C (68°F).
  • Feed regularly to encourage larger flowers, tomato food is perfect!

Keep your Amaryllis for the next year!

  • After flowering, cut the stems down to a few centimetres above the bulb, but leave the leaves in place.
  • Continue to water and feed throughout the year until autumn, then move the plant to a dark place and stop
  • watering, letting the leaves die off.
  • In November, bring you Amaryllis back into the light and begin watering and feeding again.
  • New leaves and flower stems will grow, and as the bulb has been well fed, it should flower even better than the previous year.
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Amaryllis Basket
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1 x Amaryllis Basket
Item: 161181
RRP £19.99
Deal Price £14.99
Save: £5.00 - 25%