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Hippeastrum (amaryllis)

Posted: 18/11/2012 at 21:10

Thanks very much guys. With luck and some tender loving care I hope to beat ALINAs 15 years ( I should live that long) I was given two bulbs and told to put them in a cool room .I put them in a north facing bedroom with little light and little heat. They started to grow in two days and grew about 100cm a day . Flowered at7 days . One had 3 blooms and no leaves, the other 2 blooms and 3 leaves. They were kept in the lounge during flowering which I now realise was a big mistake as they only lasted about two weeks.We wanted to appreciate them and could not get the pleasure if they were left in spare bedroom.

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Posted: 17/11/2012 at 18:04

If yoir soil is free of stones then it should o.k Depending on shape , sand is good but if sides are steep then it is likely to finish up in the bottom of the hole.

Hippeastrum (amaryllis)

Posted: 17/11/2012 at 17:46

My two plants have now finished flowering . I would like to keep them and hopefully flower in the future. What do I do?

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