Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'
Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'
Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'
Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'
Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'
Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'
Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'
Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'
Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'
Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'
Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'
Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'
Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'
Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'

Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'

syn. Hippeastrum 'Giant Amadeus'

Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus'

1 bulb — £12.90

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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

If you love soft and romantic planting, then you’ll find it hard to resist the charms of Hippeastrum 'Giant Amadeus'. With enormous blooms delicately etched in rosy-pink against the purity of white, with spring-green throats, Amaryllis 'Giant Amadeus' brings to mind a garden laden with spring blossom, banishing any winter blues you might be feeling in an instant. By growing these bulbs indoors, you can time the flowering to suit your desires, whether that be in time for Christmas or during the dark days of January and February—the warmer the position, the quicker they tend to grow and flower.  

Like any Amaryllis, to get the most out of Hippeastrum 'Giant Amadeus' by growing it in a gritty free-draining compost mix in a pot placed in bright but filtered light. The bulbs respond to temperature, so you can control its growth by placing in a cooler room to delay it, or positioning it in a warmer spot to bring on flowering sooner. You’ll be rewarded with large, impactful blooms growing on sturdy stems, each topped with multiple flowers. All you then need to do is place your Hippeastrum 'Giant Amadeus' in a prime position so you can gaze at it whenever you need a winter pick-me-up.   

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 'Giant Amadeus'®

  • Flower colour

    White, salmon, pink

  • Bulb size

    30/32

  • 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 'Giant Amadeus' 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 'Giant Amadeus' 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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