Paperwhite - Glass Vase

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This Gift-Boxed Kit features fragrant Paperwhite Narcissus and a clear glass vase to complement their beautiful blooms. Includes glass growing vase, one bulb and concise instructions. Paperwhite kits are easy to grow and make the perfect gift for holiday hosts, neighbors, teachers, and officemates. Corporate pricing available. (Narcissus papyraceus)
Zones 1 - 10
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Good For Forcing
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size16-20" tall
Bloom TimeWinter: 6-10 weeks after planting.
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SKUAM011319

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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Plant Information

Kit includes one vase and one Paperwhite Narcissus bulb which produces several flowers. Long a tradition in Holland for fragrance and indoor winter bloom, this kit includes an elegant "growing vase" of clear crackle-style glass, specially made to receive a narcissus bulb. Simply fill the glass with water according to the instructions on the box, pop in the bulb, and sit back. They grow and bloom quickly, almost like magic.

The beauty of these is that they not only give you the dash of spring during winter indoors with beautiful flowers, you have the heavenly fragrance too! Save the growing vase for use year after year.

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SKUAM011319
Foliage
Thin, flat, sword-shaped leaves.
Common Name
Indoor Paperwhite Ziva
Botanical Name
Narcissus tazetta
Flower Color
White
Bloom Time
Winter: 6-10 weeks after planting.
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
16-20" tall
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Forcing
Item Package Size
Kit
Bulb Size
17-18 cm
Ships As
Planting Kit
Zones
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Fall, Winter
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada
No
Planting & Care

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
Complete Instructions

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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