Amaryllis 'Estella'
Amaryllis 'Estella'
Amaryllis 'Estella'
Amaryllis 'Estella'
Amaryllis 'Estella'
Amaryllis 'Estella'
Amaryllis 'Estella'
Amaryllis 'Estella'
Amaryllis 'Estella'
Amaryllis 'Estella'

Amaryllis 'Estella'

syn. Hippeastrum 'Estella'

Amaryllis 'Estella'

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

For the pink-lover in your life, we can’t think of a better gift than Hippeastrum 'Estella'. Blooming during the darkest days of winter and spring, this tender bulb brings a big dose of vibrant colour into the home when it is needed the most. Measuring up to 12cm across, its huge, trumpet-shaped blooms are a rich, deep magenta pink with a crisp, white starburst and apple-green centre. An injection of pure, unadulterated, season-defying joy!  

Amaryllis 'Estella' is fantastically easy to grow and keep going from year to year. Simply water freely and treat to a fortnightly feed until the foliage withers (usually late summer), then cut back and move somewhere cool such as a garage or shed. Leave it here in dry dormancy until mid to late autumn, then bring back inside and resume watering and feeding to trigger a return to growth. And repeat! 

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 (Trumpet Group) 'Estella'

  • Flower colour

    Pink, white

  • Bulb size

    24/26

  • 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 'Estella' 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 'Estella' 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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