Amaryllis 'Daphne'
Amaryllis 'Daphne'
Amaryllis 'Daphne'
Amaryllis 'Daphne'
Amaryllis 'Daphne'
Amaryllis 'Daphne'
Amaryllis 'Daphne'
Amaryllis 'Daphne'
Amaryllis 'Daphne'
Amaryllis 'Daphne'
Amaryllis 'Daphne'
Amaryllis 'Daphne'

Amaryllis 'Daphne'

syn. Hippeastrum 'Daphne'

Amaryllis 'Daphne'

1 bulb — £14.90

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

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

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

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Description

Deep red, and utterly glorious! This is how Hippeastrum 'Daphne' has been described, and we agree. The flowers blend several different tints of deep pink, through the purple-reds and maroons to near-black in the centres. You’ll also find feint brushes of white on the tips of the petals. There is something rebellious and unusual about these flowers, which is difficult to describe—but Amaryllis 'Daphne' are luxuriant, eye-catching, and they’ll make a real talking point!  

Each bulb of Hippeastrum 'Daphne' will produce two stems, reaching around 70cm in height. There will be three to four flowers on each stem: that’s six to eight flowers from one bulb. You won’t find many Hippeastrums that provide such a wealth of flower.  

Don’t be fooled into thinking that Amaryllis 'Daphne' is just a flower for the Christmas period. Bulbs may be planted over many months, meaning that bloom can be had from December through to April—and even later. 

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 'Daphne'

  • Flower colour

    Deep pink, 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 'Daphne' 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 'Daphne' 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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