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Strong King Amaryllis

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Strong King Amaryllis

Hippeastrum

Small amaryllis bulbs packed in boxes with plastic pots are widely available in late fall. They offer convenience and a perfectly OK display. But if you want a real show—whether for a family member or a friend, or for yourself—you will want a really big bulb of an outstanding variety presented in a substantial pot of your own choosing. When this amaryllis unfurls its 7-inch flowers in January or February, jaws will drop. Strong King, indeed.

Allow 12 weeks from potting to bloom. Most bulbs will not flower until after Christmas.
Amaryllises are not available for shipment until mid-October. If you are also ordering outdoor bulbs and need the outdoor bulbs earlier, please place two separate orders.

Item # 7083
Height 20—30 inches
Flower Color Red with White
Bulb Size 32–34cm
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Bulb size is determined by the circumference around the largest part of the bulb. Colorblends only delivers top size bulbs. Large bulbs produce more or larger flowers than small bulbs.
USDA Zones 8b—10b
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Hardy in USDA zones 8b to 10b in the South or 10b on the West Coast.
Bloom Time Indoor
Bloom times are relative within the spring bulb season, which varies from place to place and year to year. They are intended to help you plan a sequence of bloom from Very Early season to Very Late season. About two weeks separate Early from Mid and Mid from Late. The start and duration of bloom is heavily dependent on the weather. Warm temperatures speed up growth and flowering; cold temperatures slow them down.

Sorry, Strong King Amaryllis is not available.

Planting Instructions

Except where winters are very mild, amaryllis bulbs must be grown indoors in containers. Complete growing instructions are provided in our Planting & Care Instructions (PDF). A paper copy of the instructions is enclosed with every order.

In mild-winter areas (see the USDA Zones tab), bulbs can be planted outdoors. They perform best in partial shade and require well-drained soil. They may need irrigation in dry climates. Once established, they typically bloom in the spring.

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