Tips For a Long Lasting Amaryllis


Article by: Briscoe White

An amaryllis grows , Pesticides from large bulbs. , Soil Plus Compost Equals Lush Healthy Plants In fact, the bigger the bulb, , November Gardening Tips the larger the flower. , The Garden in Winter Always buy a names variety.

The Growers Exchange carries the following:

- Appleblossom - Light , Wind Chimes Soothe The Soul pink and white , Myths About Lawns striped

- Christmas Gift - White

- Oscar - Red

- Byon - Salmon

- Dwarf Amaryllis

o Picotee - White , Making Memories with Flower Gardening with fine red edge

o Pamela - Brilliant Red

- Extra Large Bulbs

o Christmas Gift - White

o Liberty

POTTING : An amaryllis bulb , A Garden Pond in Your Landscape - Want Water in Your Yard? should fit snugly into its pot, , Tuscan Garden Design therefore choose which pot , Wind Chimes Soothe The Soul will allow a 1" margin around the bulb. , A Beautiful Rose Is Nature's Gift Layer the bottom of the pot , Landscape Design - Well Balanced Home Landscaping with ½ " of gravel, , Myths About Lawns and the bulb , Easy Concrete Pavers should be ½ way out of the soil. , Preformed Pond Liners Use a good commercial potting soil, , 5 Most Popular Flowers for Your Garden and make sure to firm the soil , Myths About Lawns around the roots , Soil Plus Compost Equals Lush Healthy Plants of the bulb. , Soil Plus Compost Equals Lush Healthy Plants Water , Granite Flexible Preformed Rock Ponds the soil , Landscape Design - Well Balanced Home Landscaping well, and allow it to drain. Do not water , Best Perennial Plants for Summer Color the bulb , Landscape Design - Well Balanced Home Landscaping again until you see the first signs of growth. This will vary from within a few days to a few months. The first sign will be a flower , Soil Plus Compost Equals Lush Healthy Plants bud, and once this is evident, begin a routine of:

- constantly moist soil

- mild temperatures , A Beautiful Rose Is Nature's Gift (nights in the 60's)

- sunshine

The blooms should last for about one month.

AFTER-CARE: If you want to ensure a healthy, , Making Memories with Flower Gardening blooming plant , Tuscan Garden Design next ear, it is important to take care of your amaryllis after the show. Keep the plant , Granite Flexible Preformed Rock Ponds in the sun , Teas Important Role in Reducing Disease and feed and water , Light Up Your Garden And Brighten Your Life while the foliage grows. , 3 Easy Tips for Successful Container Gardening As the leaves turn yellow, cut them close to the top of the bulb. , Flowers Guide Stop water , How to Grow Organic Cigar Tobacco and food , The Magic Plant Copier and give them a month or so of rest. To promote growth, wash away 1" of the old soil , Wind Chimes Soothe The Soul and give your bulb , Seeding a Lawn a new batch of top soil , A Quick Guide To Yard Bridges with ½ tsp. of bone meal.
In 1985, Briscoe White , Preformed Pond Liners opened The Growers Exchange in an abandoned Texaco station on a busy urban street corner in Richmond, Virginia. The facility has grown over the years, and is now 5 distinct growing environments , 3 Easy Tips for Successful Container Gardening with 5 acres under cover. Briscoe has over 25 years of gardening , Winterberry Holly 'Winter Red' experience. For further information , Myths About Lawns on flower gardening , Winterberry Holly 'Winter Red' products or gardening , Wind Chimes Soothe The Soul tips please contact Briscoe White , Soil Plus Compost Equals Lush Healthy Plants at

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