Amaryllis 'Rilona'
Amaryllis 'Rilona'
Flower BulbsRilona Bulbs UK - 2
Flower BulbsRilona Bulbs UK - 2

Amaryllis 'Rilona'

syn. Hippeastrum 'Rilona'

Amaryllis 'Rilona'

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

Set yourself up for a warming winter glow, courtesy of Amaryllis 'Rilona'. Snug indoors during winter, this magnificent Hippeastrum will provide a welcoming and comforting splash of colour with its huge blooms in a cosy, warm shade of apricot. Multiple flowers are produced per stem and whilst it’s eye-catching and impressive, the colour is mellow, chic and unusual. Unlike the traditional red or white Amaryllis more commonly seen, Hippeastrum 'Rilona' has more of an exotic, summery feel which is so refreshing and mood-enhancing to see in the middle of winter. 

Amaryllis 'Rilona' is effortlessly gorgeous and will put on such a fantastic winter indoor display whilst demanding very little in terms of input from you. This heritage favourite has stood the test of time, and once you grow it, you’ll see why. Strong stems support a gigantic head of flowers, and each bulb normally will produce a second stem after the first to extend the display into early spring.

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 (Galaxy Group) 'Rilona'

  • Flower colour

    Peach

  • 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 'Rilona' 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 'Rilona' 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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