Amaryllis 'Minerva' red-white

Hippeastrum 'Minerva'

Amaryllis 'Minerva' red-white

Hippeastrum 'Minerva'
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It looks just like a red and white drawing: Introducing the amaryllis 'Minerva' and its artistic flowers. The amaryllis has two stems with in total 6-8 flowers. Place these bulbs in a pot or vase. or you can keep it as a 'dry bulb', without soil or water. This amaryllis bulb practically grows on its own. Within 3 to 6 weeks, the first flowers will appear. Put the bulb in a warm place, as the stem needs a comfortable temperature to grow. A room temperature of 20°C is ideal. Add some water to the soil weekly to promote leaf growth. The flower bulbs come in organic packaging. They are 100% compostable and contribute to a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. All Bakker flower bulbs carry the Holland Selection A-quality mark, and come with a 100% guarantee that they will grow and bloom. You can be certain that the flower bulbs will grow.
All our flower bulbs have the A quality mark of the Holland Selection and come with a 100% guarantee that they will grow and bloom. You can be certain that the flower bulbs will grow.

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How we measure

We measure the diameter of the bulb. A bigger bulb contains more food for longer flowering and a stronger plant.

Bulb circumference: 32 - 34 cm
Color: Red,White
Delivery type: Supplied as bulb or tuber
Edible: No
Cutting flowers: Yes
Grafted: No
Green stayer: No
Growing Height: 40 - 50 cm
Guarantee: 1 year growth and flowering guarantee
Hardy plants: No
Latin name: Hippeastrum 'Minerva'
Leafs all year: No
Preferred location: Sun, Half shadow
Naturalizing: No
Scented: Not Scented
Self polinating: No

Hippeastrum 'Minerva' is quite easy to grow indoors. If they can not be planted immediately after receiving them 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 the Hippeastrum 'Minerva' 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 'Minerva' 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 'Minerva' has bright red blooms with a large white heart showing pretty stripes. Each bulb usually produces no less than 3 stems, each carrying 3-4 flowers. The beautifully shaped flowers are a joy to behold. Looks striking in the vase or in bouquets and flower arrangements. Hippeastrum is still well-known by its old name, amaryllis.


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