Amaryllis 'Candy Cream'
Amaryllis 'Candy Cream'
Amaryllis 'Candy Cream'

Amaryllis 'Candy Cream'

syn. Hippeastrum 'Candy Cream'

Amaryllis 'Candy Cream'

1 bulb — £12.90

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Orders placed before 1 September 2024
You can expect your order in September 2024

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
You can expect your order in October 2023

Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
You can expect your order within 10 business days

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Description

Allow the sugary colour of Amaryllis 'Candy Cream' to bring a sweet splash of delight to your interior décor this winter. There’s nothing more uplifting during those chilly months than a thumping display of candy-pink blooms! This Hippeastrum does bold and beautiful with such enthusiasm, all you need to do is plant the bulb in a pot and it’ll take it from there. You have to see Hippeastrum 'Candy Cream' in real life to really fall in love with it. We are talking about sumptuous, massive raspberry-pink blooms, each flower accented by a zingy green and white star. This broad-petaled beauty reaches up to 50cm in height, and produces immense flowers, up to 18cm across.  

Hippeastrum are tender bulbs and flower during winter when planted indoors in autumn. Happy in a small pot, they don’t take up much space and make amazing centrepieces for the home. Keep it as a houseplant through the year and with proper care, they can grow back and flower again the next year! Amaryllis 'Candy Cream' is as cute as candyfloss and of course will add immeasurable indoor cheer during the long winter months. Hippeastrum bulbs make unique and valued gifts for friends and relatives, or to say thank you to someone.

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Suitable for indoors

  • Comes back every year

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Needs winter protection

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Hippeastrum 'Candy Cream'

  • Flower colour

    Raspberry pink

  • Bulb size

    32/34

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Tender

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Indoors
    Pots

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Multipurpose compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    Harmful if eaten
    Skin/eyes irritant

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Plant your Amaryllis 'Candy Cream' bulbs in pots from mid to late autumn and grow indoors

    • Plant the hippeastrum bulbs with the top half exposed from the soil surface

    • Place one bulb each in a 12cm pots

    • Place the bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards

    • Keep your Amaryllis 'Candy Cream' well watered after planting

    Read all Amaryllis planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 September 2024
    You can expect your order in September 2024

    Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
    You can expect your order in October 2024

    Orders placed 16 October - 15 December 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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