Picotee Amaryllis

Picotee produces white petals with a red pencil thin border.
Zones1 - 10
Advantages
Easy to Grow
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size20-26" tall
Bloom TimeWinter: 6-10 weeks after planting indoors.
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SizeBulb
SKUHC011338

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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White with a vivid red pencil border, the 'Picotee' is a sure crowd pleaser.

Amaryllis are a perfect choice for indoor winter forcing. They brighten your home in the depths of winter with their huge, long lasting flowers. Our top size 34+ cm bulbs will bloom with a minimum of care. Pot in a 6 inch diameter pot using a good quality soil-less potting mix. Place the pot in a warm, sunny window and in only 6 to 8 weeks you'll have a gorgeous living bouquet.

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SKU
HC011338
Common Name
Picotee Amaryllis
Botanical Name
Hippeastrum Picotee
Flower Color
White
Bloom Time
Early - Mid Winter, Mid - Late Winter
Bloom Time
Winter: 6-10 weeks after planting indoors.
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Height
24 inches
Mature Height
20-26" tall
Advantages
Easy to Grow
Item Package Size
Bulb
Flower Bulb Size
30-32 cm
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Additional Information
Hardy in zones 9-11.
Zones
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest, Coastal California
Planting Time
Fall, Winter
Planting Depth
Plant bulb so top inch or so of bulb sticks up out of the soil.
Ships To 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.
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