You have enjoyed the blooms of the amaryllis bulb your friend gave you.What will happen to this amaryllis bulb?The type of amaryllis, as well as your motivation for blooms the next year, affect the aftercare of your flowers.
1-2 sets of flowers will be put on by amaryllis bulbs.When your amaryllis starts to produce long green strap-like leaves, you will know that it isn’t going to flower again this season.If you want to keep your amaryllis for next year’s blooms, you have to decide whether to discard the bulb or start over with a new one.
There are more blooms and life to be had for a traditional amaryllis bulb that was planted as a kit.During the first growing season after the bulb has set up a few sets of buds, it is time to prepare it for next year.
You should store the bulb in a dark and dry place when the leaves have fully formed.Store the amaryllis bulb in a paper bag or container after removing it from the pot and soil.During the dormant period, protect from extreme heat and cold.Depending on when you planted, you will begin the storage of your amaryllis late winter to early spring.The bulb needs to sleep in order to save energy for next year.
You will want to wake up your amaryllis bulb in September and October.Take the amaryllis out of the container.The amaryllis bulb can be planted with soil, water and sun.It can be helpful to gradually expose it to light.In time for the holiday season, your amaryllis should be ready to bloom.
The last couple of years have seen Waxed Amaryllis become one of the hottest gardening trends.They require no care and are easy to grow.If your thumb is not green, you can still have success with the plant.
Amaryllis are only good for one season due to the nature of how they are prepared and grown.I don’t think you should replant your amaryllis for the next season as the energy in the bulb will be low.You would need to remove the wax from the amaryllis if you wanted it to bloom again.The care for waxed amaryllis is not required and the aftercare is just as easy.
For many seasons, amaryllis bulbs can provide blooms.It is necessary to store amaryllis bulbs in dormancy next year to get them to bloom again.Since bulbs are plants and plants don’t always obey the rules, this may not work on all of your amaryllis bulbs.Buying new amaryllis bulbs each season is a fun way to have the biggest and boldest blooms guaranteed because of the wide variety of choices and affordable prices.
Jenny, our garden expert, will show you how to have beautiful bulbs in bloom.