HOW PLANTS ARE SHIPPED
The size of the plants we ship has been selected to reduce the shock of transplanting. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. Others cannot travel bareroot or transplant best if grown in containers. We ship these perennials and annuals in 1 pint pots, except as noted. We must point out that many perennials will not bloom the first year after planting, but will the following year, amply rewarding your patience. We ship bulbs as dormant, bare bulbs, sometimes with some wood shavings or moss. Shrubs, Roses, vines, and other woody plants may be shipped bareroot or in pots. The size of the pot is noted in the quick facts for each item.
WHEN WE SHIP
We ship our bulbs and plants at the right time for planting in your area, except as noted, with orders dispatched on a first-come, first-served basis by climate zone. Estimated dates for shipping are indicated in the Shipping Details box for each item. Please refer to the Shipping Details box to determine the earliest shipping time. Unless you specify otherwise, fertilizers, tools, and other non-plant items are shipped with your plants or bulbs. Please supply a street address for delivery. Kindly contact us with two weeks notice, if you'll be away at expected time of delivery.
We guarantee to ship plants that are in prime condition for growing. If your order is damaged or fails to meet your expectations, we will cheerfully replace or refund it. Please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-503-9624 or email us at [email protected]. Please include your order number or customer number when contacting us.
Average Customer Rating: (8 Reviews) Write a Review
RICH 2458 from NEW YORK CITY
I ORDERED 2 EXOTICA BULBS AND ONE ONLY HAD ONE FLOWER STALK ON IT.
ALSO,THE BUD IS TOO TIGHT AND FLOWERS DRY UP BEFORE THEY OPEN FULLY. FLOWER STEMS ARE SHORTER WHICH I PREFER, BUT ONE IS ONLY ABOUT 4" INCHES TALL FROM THE TOP OF THE BULB.
I AM USED TO HAVING 3 OR 4 FLOWERS OPEN TOGETHER.
ONLY ONE FLOWER BLOOMS AT A TIME AS THEY ARE UNABLE TO FORCE THEIR WAY THROUGH THE THICK BUD.
Patricia from Northern Illinois
This is my new favorite amaryllis. With it's pale yellow and peach colored blooms, it's very different from most two-colored flowers which are usually white and some other color (red, pink or coral). Mine has bloomed three years in a row. It's a very nice amaryllis.
Barbara from Garrett County, MD
This bulb was large and solid. Once planted it began sending up the bloom stock and in days, it sent up a second and a third. Each bloom was gorgeous and the third is just now opening after many weeks.
How to Grow Amaryllis
Bulb size: 28-32 cm
GROWING AMARYLLIS OUTDOORS
GROWING AMARYLLIS INDOORS
Amaryllis sent already potted need only a thorough watering with lukewarm water to begin growing. Then follow the "Pre-bloom Care" instructions below.
Please note: These Amaryllis are shipped with a layer of decorative Spanish moss on top of each pot. Cut the rubber band that holds the Spanish moss in place and arrange the moss around the bulb so it looks attractive.
Potting Bareroot Bulbs
Please note: Some of our Amaryllis kits are shipped with a disk of potting medium (Cocopeat). Follow the directions on the package for rehydrating the disk. Fill the pot about 1/2 full with Cocopeat, set the bulb on top, and fill in around the bulb with additional Cocopeat. Adjust the position of the bulb as needed so that the top 1/3 of the bulb is exposed. Do not be concerned if the final level of the Cocopeat is down inside the pot. Firm the Cocopeat and water lightly to settle it around the bulb. Then follow the “Pre-bloom Care” instructions below.
Pre-Bloom Care of Amaryllis
Cutting Amaryllis Stems for Bouquets
Rebuilding the Bulb
Growing Amaryllis in Stones and Water
*We recommend trimming dried roots off because they will decompose in water over time. Adding aquarium charcoal to the river stones will also help prevent any odors.