Here’s the deal with growing the Belladonna Plant, also know as the Amaryllis Belladonna Lily … with this lily, good results often are a matter of luck. Good results with most kinds of garden flowers indicate gardening skill, but there are a few – like the Belladonna lily – where good results may be largely a matter of luck. The belladonna plant ranks high on the list of capricious, temperamental kinds. The beginner is as likely to have good results as the seasoned gardener. Continue reading Here’s the deal with growing the Belladonna
Southern gardeners can enjoy using “The Southerner’s Tulip” in our landscape design. Hippeastrum species and hybrids, commonly known as Amaryllis, bloom and thrive without the sub-freezing dormancy that is necessary for tulips, large-flowered daffodils, and other spring bulbs that are garden staples in colder climates. Continue reading Southern gardeners can enjoy using “The Southerner’s Tulip”
There are two phases of care for the Belladonna Lily. The first is during its growth period, and the second is its rest period. The best time to start bulbs is in the late winter period. If you order bulbs online, place your bulbs in water – making sure to soak only the root parts and not the whole bulb overnight before planting them. Continue reading Amaryllis Belladonna is easy to grow
Learn How To Grow Amaryllis In The Garden!
Amaryllis is as popular a holiday gift plant as poinsettia and Christmas cactus. Once the attractive blooms fade, though, we’re left wondering what to do next. Of course, many people choose to continue growing the plant indoors, but it may come as a pleasant surprise to know that in warmer climes, up to USDA Zone 7b, planting amaryllis outside in the garden is an option too. Continue reading How do you Amaryllis Planting Outdoors
Hi my name is Loretta Battles and I live in Houston, Texas and I am an Amaryllisholic.
I have over 62 varieties in my garden and I love them all. My addiction started over 15 years ago when my mom was moving out of her home and I dug up all ofher heirloom amaryllis bulbs. Continue reading My garden is my little piece of Heaven.