Red Lion Amaryllis Kit

 

Our Red Lion Amaryllis Kit features our most popular amaryllis, Red Lion, a large flowered, single red amaryllis with wide petals. This kit makes a perfect gift. The bulb is easy to grow and produces multiple bloom stalks. It arrives in a burlap gift bag and with a satin bow, and includes soil, bulb and instructions.

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Regular Price: $25.99

Sale $19.49

per kit You save: 25%
Zones 1 - 10
Advantages
Easy to grow
Good for Containers
Good for Forcing
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Bloom Time Winter: 6-10 weeks after planting indoors.
Shipping Shipping begins October 17, 2016 and will continue through December 31, 2016. Learn More…
Size Single Bulb - Bulb Size: 26/28 cm
SKU HFB7ZKT

Details

Our Red Lion Amaryllis Kit features our most popular amaryllis, Red Lion, a large flowered, single red amaryllis with wide petals. This kit makes a perfect gift. The bulb is easy to grow, is 20-26" tall and produces multiple bloom stalks. This amaryllis blooms in just 7-9 weeks after planting. It arrives in a burlap gift bag and with a satin bow, and includes soil, bulb and instructions.
SKU HFB7ZKT
Common Name Red Lion Amaryllis Kit
Botanical Name Hippeastrum Red Lion Kit
Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Planting Kit
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Red
Mature Height 20-24" tall
Bulb Size 26/28 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 indoors.
Days to Bloom 6-10 weeks after planting.
Flower Size Up to 8" flowers
Planting Time Fall, Winter
Advantages Easy to grow, Good for Containers, Good for Forcing
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Planting Guides

Amaryllis and Paperwhites, are favorites for the winter holiday season. These bulbs are easy to grow with spectacular results. They need no chilling, and once planted can bloom in as little as 3-5 weeks for Paperwhites, and just 6-8 weeks for Amaryllis.

Tips For Growing Amaryllis (Easy!)

  • When planting your bulb, select a pot that allows about one inch all around, and at least two inches below the bulb.
  • Use a good quality soil-less potting mix or a blend of one part peat moss and one part coarse sand for planting.
  • Make sure to not plant too deep and leave the top of the bulb ("shoulder') just slightly above the soil.
  • Water in your newly planted bulbs thoroughly, but don't water again until the new sprout is well out of the bulb.
  • Once you have a sprout a few inches long, water regularly and soon your amaryllis will produce its spectacular, huge flowers.
  • Remember to turn the pot regularly to make sure the stalk grows straight, as these bulbs have a tendency to grow towards the light.

More guidance for growing Amaryllis: Amaryllis: Get Big, Beautiful Blooms Indoors

Tips For Growing Paperwhites

  • Select a container that about 3 - 4 inches deep (8 - 10 cm), without drainage holes.
  • Add 1-2 inches of gravel, stones or marble to the bottom of the container.
  • Place your paperwhite bulbs, pointed side up, on the gravel layer. Fit them in tightly, they don't mind being crowded.
  • Add water to the container so that it just reaches the base of the bulbs. Don't cover the entire bulb with water, or it could rot.
  • Check your bulbs daily and add water if needed.
  • When roots begin to develop, you can move your bulbs to a sunny window.
  • After they begin flowering, move the plants out of direct sunlight, so the blooms will last longer.

View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.

Shipping

Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Most plant orders arrive within 3-4 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.

Grass Plugs & Seed: Most orders ship within 5-8 business days (all zones).

Gardening Goods:All non-plant items ship within 2-3 days.

Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.

Make Fast Even Faster: For ‘Rush’ same week delivery, please call customer service at 800-925-9387.

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Q & A

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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