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Amaryllis follow-up care: worth the effort

How to flower your Amaryllis again (re-bloom)! Once the Amaryllis has finished flowering, you can get it to flower again (re-bloom) next year if you provide it with the right care first.
After flowering, cut off the faded flowers and let the leaves continue to grow and develop.
To encourage this, provide the plant regularly with water and houseplant fertilizer.
If you have room in your garden, you can plant your Amaryllis bulb, pot and all, in a sheltered spot in the garden in May.

You can get it to flower again (re-bloom) next year if you provide it with the right care first.

Starting in September refrain from watering. In October, trim the foliage from the bulb and place the bulb, pot and all, in a dry, cool, but frost-free location.

In January, re-pot the Amaryllis bulb in fresh potting soil after having removed the old roots. You’ll then have a very good chance of enjoying another flowering in March.

That is what makes Amaryllis bulbs somewhat more expensive than other flower bulbs – but that is what makes them so worthwhile.

This display will not be as glorious as the first, however, because newly purchased Amaryllis bulbs have completed a 3-year schedule of special care.
That is what makes Amaryllis bulbs somewhat more expensive than other flower bulbs – but that is what makes them so worthwhile.