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Lemon Star Amaryllis Bulb

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Lemon Star is a luscious white with throat of greenish yellow. It'll bring spring freshness inside during the winter!

Zones 1 - 10
Advantages
Containers
Containers
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Forcing
Forcing
Mature Plant Size 20-24" tall
Bloom Time Winter: 6-10 weeks after planting.
Size Single Bulb - Bulb Size: 34/+ cm
SKU 12AMAR1

Plant Information

This new entry brings a whole new "freshness" to an amaryllis blooming in your home during the wintertime. Imagine these huge fresh flowers, touched with lemony green and yellow, while snow flies outside

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.

SKU 12AMAR1
Common Name Amaryllis
Botanical Name Hippeastrum
Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Flower Color Yellow, White
Mature Height 20-24" tall
Bulb Size 34/+ 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.
Flower Size Up to 8 inch flowers
Planting Time Fall, Winter
Advantages Containers, Easy to Grow, Forcing
Additional Information Hardy in zones 9-11.
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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5.0

Tons of blooms

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from Tampa Fl

Pros

  • 3 Flower Scapes
  • Large Bulb Size
  • Long Bloom Time
  • Low Maintenance
  • Multiple blooms
  • Pest Resistant
  • Reliable Growth
  • Vivid Colors

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    Best Uses

      Comments about American Meadows Lemon Star Amaryllis Bulb:

      This plant is amazing. It had 3 stalks, with 6 blooms each on the first two, flour blooms on the 3rd scapes. I had flowers for about 3 weeks

       
      5.0

      Lemon Star Amaryllis

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      from Rocklin, CA

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoor Pots

        Comments about American Meadows Lemon Star Amaryllis Bulb:

        great for indoor pots for the holidays

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        5.0

        Beautiful color and form

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        from Columbus, GA

        About Me Getting Started

        Pros

        • Accurate Instructions
        • Attractive
        • Fragrant
        • Hardy
        • Healthy
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Garden
          • Indoors

          Comments about American Meadows Lemon Star Amaryllis Bulb:

          We planted in pots and put on the porch, they were stunning, I actually want to move them to my garden with the red ones that we already had. I think they will really set each other off.

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          5.0

          Lemon Star Amaryllis Bulb - Single Bulb

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          from Rocklin, CA

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Pros

          • Accurate Instructions
          • Attractive
          • Hardy
          • Healthy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Indoors

            Comments about American Meadows Lemon Star Amaryllis Bulb:

            Great bulbs and very large. Many thanks

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            USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

            To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

            • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
            • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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