Skip to product information
1 of 2

Chic atmosphere

A chic atmosphere. The red amaryllis flowers (Hippeastrum) bloom from a delightful silver, velvet waxed bulb. Give your living room a trendy appearance! The amaryllis has two stems with in total six to eight flowers. The first flowers appear in six to eight weeks.
Put the waxed amaryllis bulb in a bright, warm spot in your home. But don't place it in direct sunlight or a cold, shady spot. The amaryllis won't do well in these conditions. The bulb is easy to care for. it doesn't need any water!
The amaryllis bulb has enough energy to bloom without water.

Waxed amaryllis bulb Hippeastrum 'Velvet' silver

Hippeastrum 'Velvet'

This product is not in stock at the moment

Fast delivery, within 5 working days

Free afterpayment with Klarna

Sustainably packed with recycled packaging material

Fresh from the nursery

Largest product range of organic plants

Waxed amaryllis bulb Hippeastrum 'Velvet' silver

Regular price £25.99
Sale price £25.99 Regular price £25.99

Specifications

Silver
Supplied as bulb or tuber
Not edible
Cut flower
1 year growth and flowering guarantee
Deciduous
Location: Half shadow

Planting

What do I need?
• Decorative pot
• Potting soil
• Hydro grains

How do I plant the Amaryllis in a pot?
This flower bulb is delivered separately. Put the hydro grains on the bottom of a sturdy pot. Add some potting soil on top and plant the bulb with the stem facing upwards. About one third of the bulb can stick out above the soil. Place the pot in a warm, sunny spot and water it right away. Try not to pour water directly onto the bulb.

Planting the Amaryllis directly into the ground
The Amaryllis will bloom outdoors in the ground as well. A location protected from the wind works best. Loosen the soil well and mix in the potting soil. The depth of the hole should be about three times the height of the bulb. Water the ground afterwards so the bulb can grow well. Ensure that the bulb is brought inside before the first frost, because it is not winter hardy.

Growing a dry amaryllis bulb
Amaryllises can also be grown as a dry bulb or in water. For dry use, place the bulb in water for a day after you receive it. Afterwards, you can place the Hippeastrum on a dish with other decorations and it will fully bloom on its own!

Amaryllis in a vase
This indoor bulb can also be grown in a special Amaryllis vase. Place the Amaryllis in a bright, warm spot. All you need to do is watch the water level and refresh the water once in a while. 

Care

What do I need?
• Watering can
• Plant food

How do I care for the Amaryllis?
In the beginning, the flower bulb only needs a little water. Once the Amaryllis blooms, you can water it more. From then on, you should also add plant food to the water regularly. During bloom, the Hippeastrum will remain in good condition for longer in a cooler place! Once the flowering period is over (end of spring), cut off the flower stem entirely.

Maintaining the Amaryllis
Keep giving the Hippeastrum water and food after the flowering period. This allows the plant to store food inside the bulb. You can stop doing this in September, after which the leaves will die off. Store the flower bulb in a cool, dry place so the Amaryllis can be planted again in December. 

Extra

The name Amaryllis actually came about due to a mistake by Swedish botanist Linnaeus. This was apparently because the buds of the flower resemble horse ears. In 1800, botanist Herbert discovered that the flower bulb did not belong to the Amaryllis species. That is why he came up with the new species name Hippeastrum, which is the name in Greek for “knight’s star”. However, the flower itself is still called Amaryllis. 

Description

Chic atmosphere

A chic atmosphere. The red amaryllis flowers (Hippeastrum) bloom from a delightful silver, velvet waxed bulb. Give your living room a trendy appearance! The amaryllis has two stems with in total six to eight flowers. The first flowers appear in six to eight weeks.
Put the waxed amaryllis bulb in a bright, warm spot in your home. But don't place it in direct sunlight or a cold, shady spot. The amaryllis won't do well in these conditions. The bulb is easy to care for. it doesn't need any water!
The amaryllis bulb has enough energy to bloom without water.

Often bought together

Others also viewed

Your plant in house, quick and easy

Growing happiness with the most beautiful indoor and outdoor plants

Simply choose your plant
Sustainably packaged with the greatest of care
Quickly delivered to your door fresh from the nursery
100% growth and flowering guarantee

Get inspired with @bakkercom