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Paperwhite Bulbs Erlicheer

Erlicheer is famous for its lovely double lemon yellow blooms. Plant them indoors and you'll have fragrant flowers in 10-12 weeks.

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Height: 12-14" tall
Bulb Spacing: 4 bulbs per 6" pot.
Bloom Time: Winter: 10-12 weeks after planting.
Zones: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Shipping: Shipping begins in mid October.

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Common Name Indoor Daffodils - Erlicheer
Botanical Name Narcissus tazetta
Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Flower Color White
Estimated Mature Height 12-14" tall
Bulb Size 15/16 cm
Bulb Spacing 4 bulbs per 6" pot.
Planting Depth Plant with tips above the soil line.
Bloom Time Winter: 10-12 weeks after planting.
Days to Bloom 10-12 weeks after planting.
Planting Season Fall, Winter
Suggested Uses Fragrant, Containers, Easy to Grow, Forcing
Additional Information Hardy in zones 9-11.
Ships to Canada No
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Why be satisfied with just the same old "Paperwhites" for indoor bloom? The same "magic" happens with these narcissus--bloom takes a bit longer, but the flowers are not white. Erlicheer is famous for its lovely double lemon yellow blooms. Any planter will do. It's easy!

How to grow Indoor Narcissus Almost everyone knows "Paperwhites," the fragrant miniature narcissus on long stems that bloom quickly indoors, much like an amaryllis. (Each bulb produces a "bouquet" of several flowers.) Like the Paperwhites, this narcissus is also from the famous "tazetta" group, and will perform just the same for you. To make indoor pots and bowls, simply arrange the bulbs in a shallow bowl or pot so they don't touch one another. Surround them with pebbles, sand, or even soil, but no soil is really needed. Be sure the bulbs are about half into the planting medium, with the top half sticking up in the clear. Then, just water. Almost instantly, the bulbs will sprout, and in just 10-12 weeks, you'll have a flurry of fragrant daffodils right there on the coffee table.

Indoor narcissus are great for making holiday gifts that will bring weeks and weeks of pleasure during the holidays or anytime during a long winter.

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I will buy again. Healthy bulbs.


from Henderson, Nevada

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Comments about Paperwhite Bulbs Erlicheer:

Love the fragrance. Makes my bedroom smell really nice or any room for that matter. Not a long blooming season but worth it.

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Lovely outdoors!


from Stillwater, OK


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  • Breaks Dormancy Early

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    Comments about Paperwhite Bulbs Erlicheer:

    I have these under a tree in our frontyard in Oklahoma. One of my favorite flowers! They have done well even with 2 summers of record heat & drought. Only con for me is they break dormancy early, so severe freeze can leave some foliage looking a little less than lovely. American Meadows has a much better price on these than where I got my bulbs. Glad to have found these, I will be ordering more.




    from South Glens Falls, N.y.

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    Comments about Paperwhite Bulbs Erlicheer:

    These bulbs were substituted to replace my original order!! We planted them to be delivered to our Church Home Bound Folks right before Easter!! Directions said 10 to 12 weeks from planting to bloom!! We found that after 6 weeks we had to start delivering and even then they were tall and straggly and we weren't very proud of our gift!! Flowers were very sparse or non existant on some of the plants!! unforunately...we would not order these again!!

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    How-To Guides

    Planting Instruction for your Paperwhite Growing Vase:

    Paperwhite Vase
    1. Fill glass with water to just beneath the bulb's roots. The water should not touch the bottom of the bulb (see water fill line below).

    2. Place bulb in vase.

    3. Place the vase in a sunny, warm location. Paperwhites are tropical bulbs and prefer temperatures around 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

    4. If you place the Paperwhites in a cooler spot (45-55 degrees Fahrenheit) directly after planting for 3 to 4 weeks the stems will stay shorter.

    5. Every week for the next weeks add or replace the water in the vase, filling the vase to the fill line so that the bulb itself is not sitting in water.

    6. All flowers grow toward the light, to ensure a straight stem turn vase regularly.

    7. Plant bulbs in 2 week intervals for a constant display of flowers.

    Vase Kit Contains:

    1 Glass Vase
    1 Paperwhite Bulb that will produce several flowers
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    Planting Instructions for Paperwhites in soil:

    Paperwhite Soil
    1. Fill a pot halfway with soil or gravel, set the bulbs gently in the soil and pack more soil around the bulbs leaving the tips visable.

    2. Water the bulbs thoroughly, allowing time for the soil to absorb enough water so it is thoroughly soaked.

    3. Place your pot in a sunny, warm location. Paperwhites are tropical bulbs and prefer temperatures around 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

    4. If you place your Paperwhites for 3 to 4 weeks in a cooler place (45-55 degrees Fahrenheit) directly after planting, they generally stay shorter which prevents them from falling over when in full bloom.

    5. In 6 to 10 weeks you'll have a mass of pure white, multiple blooming Narcissus in your room. When the plants begin to flower, remove them from direct sunlight for a longer enjoyment.

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    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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