Amaryllis 'Carmen'
Flower BulbsCarmen Bulbs UK - 2
Flower BulbsCarmen Bulbs UK - 2
Amaryllis 'Carmen'
Amaryllis 'Carmen'
Amaryllis 'Carmen'
Flower BulbsCarmen Bulbs UK - 1
Flower BulbsCarmen Bulbs UK - 1

Amaryllis 'Carmen'

syn. Hippeastrum 'Carmen'

Amaryllis 'Carmen'

1 bulb — £11.90

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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

Let this luscious Amaryllis 'Carmen' bring luxury allure to your home with its velvety-red, bounteous blooms! A splash of vibrant colour and exquisite perfection from a plant is something to be admired, and you don’t even need to set foot out in the cold to do so. This absolutely gorgeous Hippeastrum will flaunt its flowers in your home during the winter months, serving as the perfect pick-me-up to help see you through until spring.  

Easy to grow Hippeastrum 'Carmen' is a tender bulb and must be potted up and positioned indoors in a warm, bright room. Once you’ve planted your bulb into a pot, it will require very little else from you and will be all prepped to burst into growth when it is ready. Typically flowering anytime between December and February, Amaryllis like this provide such an uplifting feeling in the middle of winter, producing impressive heads of multiple blooms. Our top-size Amaryllis 'Carmen' bulbs usually produce a second stem to prolong the display for as long as possible. 

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 'Carmen'

  • Flower colour

    Red

  • 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 'Carmen' 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 'Carmen' 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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