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Dancing Queen Amaryllis Bulb

Red and White Dancing Queen Amaryllis Bulb, Hippeastrum, Amaryllis



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Dancing Queen’s large, double blooms will last for weeks and brighten up your home with dramatic red and white stripes. Simply breathtaking!

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

Plant Information

Dancing Queen brings joy to the winter months with dramatic, long-lasting red and white striped blooms.

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.

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
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: 6-12 weeks after planting.
Days to Bloom 6-12 weeks after planting.
Flower Size Up to 8" 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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American MeadowsDancing Queen Amaryllis Bulb

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Amazing Blooms


from Peekskill, NY

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  • 3 Stems 4 Blooms On Each
  • 42 Inches Tall
  • Gorgeous
  • Huge Stems


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Comments about American Meadows Dancing Queen Amaryllis Bulb:

This was a very snowy winter and I wanted a bloom that would bring joy to my home during those dark, dreary, winter days. These blooms were spectacular and each time I looked in their direction, my spirits were lifted and the smile crept across my face and all guests who saw it. Amazing blooms. Thank you.

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Wonderful Gift


from Redwood City, CA

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Comments about American Meadows Dancing Queen Amaryllis Bulb:

My friend who received this loved it--it had many blooms of a large size, and it lasted for many weeks!

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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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