The plant flowers six to ten weeks after planting. It is best to put the plant in a heavier pot, so that the beautiful large flowers do not cause the pot to tip over. Put the amaryllis somewhere appealing and bright in your home. Water amaryllis once a month.
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|Latin name:||Hippeastrum 'Nymph'|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as bulb or tuber|
|Guarantee:||1 year growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
Hippeastrum 'Nymph' is quite easy to grow indoors. If it can not be planted immediately after receipt store in a cool place. Plant in a sturdy pot filled with fresh potting compost. Cover the bottom of the pot with a layer of potsherds or hydro granules. Approximately one third of the bulb should protrude above the soil. Water well and place in full daylight and enjoy the wonderful wealth of flowers. Avoid watering on the bulb. Every few days turn the pot so that the plant gets equal amount of daylight.
Water in small amounts at first and then as you see the leaves and buds growing you can water more often. At this stage, you should add plant food regularly when watering. During the flowering period place the pot away from direct sunlight, they will then remain beautiful for a longer time. After the flowering period cut the flowers off and the stem can be removed when it begins to wilt.
Keeping Hippeastrum through the winter
Continue to water and feed your Hippeastrum 'Nymph' even after the flowering period so that the bulb can store sufficient food. Stop watering in September as round about this time the leaves start to die. Keep the bulb in a cool, dark place and repot in December to encourage growth once again.
Hippeastrum 'Nymph' has white petals with lovely pink veins. The beautifully shaped flowers certainly attract attention. They also look amazing in a vase or in bouquets and flower arrangements. Hippeastrum is still well-known by its old name, amaryllis.