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Full House Amaryllis Bulb

Full House is one of the new specialty hybrids that produce more flowers, and look at the pure star center!
Bulb

Price: $26.95

Sale: $13.48

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Details:

Height: 20-24" tall
Bloom Time: Winter: 6-10 weeks after planting.
Zones: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Shipping: Shipping begins in mid October.

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Details
SKU 36AMAR1
Common Name Amaryllis
Botanical Name Hippeastrum
Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Flower Color Red, White
Estimated Mature Height 20-24" tall
Bulb Size 26/+ cm
Planting Depth Place bulb so top inch or so of bulb sticks up out of the soil.
Bloom Time Winter: 6-10 weeks after planting.
Days to Bloom 6-10 weeks after planting.
Planting Season Fall, Winter
Suggested Uses Containers, Easy to Grow, Forcing
Additional Information Hardy in zones 9-11.
Ships to Canada No
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Description

"Full House" is not only a specialty amaryllis bred to open more flowers, it also has a magnificent new design. Note the clear, clean white star center. A real beauty.

Amaryllis How-To: Ever grown an amaryllis inside the house? It's a snap. There can be rain, cold or snow outside, but all you do is plant the bulb in a pot, water this "magic lily", and it zooms into growth. In just a few days, the stems arise, and in a few weeks the enormous flowers begin to open--huge lily blooms up to 8" across! (Each bulb produces one or two stems, each with 3 or 4 flowers!) Then you have the big show for over a month.

Planting Amaryllis: Choose a standard size flower pot, so the large bulb has approx. 1" around sides and at bottom. (These bulbs do not need much root space.) Use soil, or a mixture of soil, peat and perlite. (Do not use pine bark.) Place bulb so top inch or so of bulb sticks up out of the soil.

Watering:Water sparingly until the sprout is well out of the bulb. When first planted, place pot in sunny window, and add "bottom heat" if possible. Many do this by placing pot on a radiator. Once sprout appears, water regularly, but do not overwater. Your amaryllis will grow quickly and produce its spectacular huge flowers. Remember to keep turning the pot regularly to make the stalk grow straight as they have a tendency to grow towards the light. Once in flower, it's best to keep plant out of direct sunlight. Simply remove each flower as it fades. Your bulb will produce several flowers.

Aftercare: When all flowers are gone, cut off the tubular flower stems near the top of the bulb, leaving the foliage to continue growing. Water as usual and apply water-soluble fertilizer every four weeks. In spring, after danger of frost, sink the Amaryllis pot in the garden in a sunny place for the summer. Continue to fertilize. At the end of the summer, place the pot on its side and allow the soil to dry out. Cut off the dry leaves, and in about six weeks repot your bulb in fresh potting soil and start the growing cycle again.

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Reviews

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4.0

(based on 6 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Long bloom time (5)
  • Large bulb size (4)
  • Low maintenance (4)
  • Vivid colors (4)
  • Reliable growth (3)

Cons

  • Colors not as expected (3)

Best Uses

  • Indoor pots (6)
  • Containers (3)
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5.0

Full house full of blooms!

By J

from San Diego,CA

About Me Avid Gardener, Casual Hobbyist

Pros

  • Long Bloom Time
  • Low Maintenance
  • Vivid Colors

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Containers
    • Indoor Pots

    Comments about American Meadows Full House Amaryllis Bulb:

    This just kept on blooming. The beautiful colors brought get beauty and joy during and after the holidays!

     
    1.0

    What is alive here other then the bulb

    By Judy the bulb planter

    from Schenectady, NY

    About Me Casual Hobbyist

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Vivid Colors

    Cons

    • Susceptible to Pests

    Best Uses

    • Alive With Bugs
    • Indoor Pots

    Comments about American Meadows Full House Amaryllis Bulb:

    Have had bigger and better bulbs but might have been ok for the price except for tiny bugs that were very hard to get rid of. None of my other plants in the house had this problem.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    A Christmas gift you'll enjoy for years

    By Auntie Anne

    from Bellingjham, WA

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Pros

    • Flowers for a full month
    • Large Bulb Size
    • Long Bloom Time
    • Pest Resistant
    • Reliable Growth

    Cons

    • Colors Not As Expected
    • Must be turned regularly
    • Needs regular watering
    • Not a true rich red

    Best Uses

    • Containers
    • Indoor Pots

    Comments about American Meadows Full House Amaryllis Bulb:

    A beautiful natural holiday decoration
    Gigantic bulbs, each with 2-3 flower spikes
    Must be turned regularly indoors, so it doesn't bend to the light
    Color not a rich, deep red

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Easy holiday cheer

    By Auntie Anne

    from Bellingham, WA

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Large Bulb Size
    • Long Bloom Time
    • Low Maintenance
    • Pest Resistant
    • Reliable Growth

    Cons

    • Colors Not As Expected

    Best Uses

    • Indoor Pots

    Comments about American Meadows Full House Amaryllis Bulb:

    I was amazed at the size of these bulbs (the size of a tennis ball!) and how fast they sprouted. I placed them near a heater right beside a window which offered lots of light, but only a few hours of afternoon sun. I watered lightly whenever the topsoil felt dry to the touch and had to turn the pot frequently to keep them growing straight. I was rewarded with several flowers from each bulb; each new bloom lasted about 2 weeks. However, the colors were not as vivid as those shown in the photo, more of a light red than scarlet. Overall, I was very pleased with their cheerful holiday show, but disappointed with the color. I will try putting them in a sunnier location next year to see if that helps brighten them up.

     
    5.0

    great gift!

    By Pat

    from Houston, TX

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Large Bulb Size
    • Long Bloom Time
    • Low Maintenance
    • Vivid Colors

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Containers
      • Indoor Pots

      Comments about American Meadows Full House Amaryllis Bulb:

      When the two Full House bulbs arrived they were quite large. My sister and I are both avid gardeners, so I gave her one of the bulbs as a Christmas gift, and we both enjoyed the anticipation of watching them grow. And such beautiful vivid blooms. We were both delighted.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Absolutely Gorgeous!

      By sarowen

      from Borger, TX

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Pros

      • Large Bulb Size
      • Long Bloom Time
      • Low Maintenance
      • Reliable Growth
      • Vivid Colors

      Cons

      • Colors Not As Expected

      Best Uses

      • Indoor Pots

      Comments about American Meadows Full House Amaryllis Bulb:

      I started this bulb in a pot inside in January. It put on two sets of blooms. They were absolutely gorgeous! The colors weren't quite as expected because the red was a little lighter than the picture indicates; however, it was still beautiful.

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      How-To Guides

      Foolproof Amaryllis, Indoors and Out

      Everyone loves amaryllis, and if you've grown them, you know how quickly and beautifully they bloom, almost like magic.  Any bulb with an eight to twelve-inch bloom that flowers in just a few weeks in a small pot has to be special.  That's why amaryllis has been the top "Indoor Bulb" forever.  It does just fine in very mild zones out in the yard, but in most of North America, amaryllis is a house plant, and one of the few that is happy to bloom indoors while the snow flies outside. Best of all, growing them beautifully takes absolutely no gardening talent or experience, and that's why they're so popular in "Gift Kits" for the holidays.  If you've never planted a seed or grown a bulb, you can be an amaryllis expert in minutes. Simply plant your bulb and add water. It's really that simple.

      Growing Amaryllis Indoors. (For Outdoor instructions, see below.)

      Most amaryllis are imported from Holland, and arrive in the United States during the fall season.  Then, they're sold in garden centers and online for bloom as houseplants during the holidays and into the winter. First, let's cover the basic "How-To" for indoor growing:

      When Growth Appears
      In Flower
      Minimum 60°
      Water
      Minimum 60°
      Water
      Water
      Heater
      Sparingly
      Bright Light
      Keep Moist
      Don't Overwater
      Keep Cool


      Pot, Soil and Watering:

      Amaryllis samba
      If your amaryllis doesn't come in a "kit" with soil and pot, you'll need to find a proper pot.  Amaryllis bulbs are the size of a very large onion (or larger), but they like to be somewhat crowded in their pots.  Choose a pot that allows about one inch all around and one or two inches below your bulb.  For soil, Martha Stewart simply suggests "potting soil" but another expert suggest 1 part loam, one part peat moss, and one part sand.  When you pot the bulb, be sure to leave its "shoulders" sticking up out of the soil.

      Once your bulb is planted, water sparingly until the sprout is well out of the bulb. (It won't take long.) Then water regularly and your amaryllis will produce its spectacular huge flowers. Remember to keep turning the pot regularly to make the stalk grow straight as they have a tendency to grow towards the light.

      Aftercare:

      After winter bloom, if you want to rebloom your amaryllis, it's quite simple.  When blooms fade, cut off the tubular flower stems near the top of the bulb, leaving the foliage to continue growing.

      Water as usual and apply water-soluble fertilizer every four weeks. Once spring arrives and frost is past, sink the Amaryllis pot in the garden in a sunny place. Continue to fertilize. At the end of the summer when frost threatens, simply pull the pot out of the ground, wash it out, and take it inside, and allow it to dry out completely in a warm dry place like a utility room.  Once the leaves are dead and the bulb dry (usually 5 to 6 weeks), the bulb is ready for repotting.  Simply cut off the dry leaves, and repot your bulb in fresh potting soil and start the growing cycle again.

      Amaryllis Outdoors (Zones 9 - 11)

      Outdoor Amaryllis
      Photo courtesy of Floridata.com
      Since these bulbs are tropical (native to South America), they can be grown beautifully outdoors in very warm and frost-free zones.  This means from southern Georgia down through Florida, south Texas, and much of the Pacific coast.  Planting time in these areas is usually September or October, and if the bed is well-cared for, the bulbs will stay in the ground and flower for years. If you'd like to propagate your amaryllis, our friends at Floridata.com have good Instructions.

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      Shipping

      Shipping begins in mid October.

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      As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Orders for in-season products ship within 2 business days. Depending upon your order date, we may hold your shipment to combine it with other products on your order, if applicable. See our Shipping Information page for more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 270-5187 or Contact Us by email.

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