Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'

Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'

syn. Hippeastrum 'Sweet Lilian'

Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian'

1 bulb — £14.90

Order today, receive in August/September
i
Delivery schedule

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

Free delivery on UK orders over £50
i
Shipping to the UK

UK orders over £50
Free shipping

UK orders under £50
£4.99

Northern Ireland orders under £50
£5.99

More info

44,000+ customers rate us 4.8/5
i
Reviews

Reviews.io      4.8   (29,083 reviews)

Trustpilot        4.7     (7,774 reviews)

Google           4.8     (7,925 reviews)

Shopify Planet
All deliveries are carbon neutral
i
Shopify Planet
Carbon neutral delivery

In cooperation with Shopify Planet and the Shopify Sustainability Fund, we are proud to be the first plant and flower bulb supplier able to:

— Ship carbon neutral;
— Remove atmospheric carbon;
— Store carbon for 1000+ years;
— Invest in reforestation;
— Invest in soil carbon storage.

How? Every time we ship an order, Shopify Planet automatically calculates our shipping emissions, and ensures high-quality carbon removal to neutralise our shipping footprint. Learn more

Description

Throughout the dark days of winter and spring, Hippeastrum 'Sweet Lilian' defies the gloom with its elegant, star-shaped, sweet pink flowers softly streaked with white. While delicate, these flowers are anything but shy and retiring—often measuring a whopping 15cm across. Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian' makes a wonderful festive gift, often coming into flower just after Christmas. We recommend planting three per pot for an impressive, show-stopping display.  

Hippeastrum 'Sweet Lilian' is a bulbous plant hailing from Central and South America which, in frost-prone climates such as ours, tends to be grown as a house or warm conservatory plant. Water freely during the growing period, stopping as this comes to an end to give bulbs the dry dormancy it requires. The foliage very helpfully dies back to signal when this time has come (usually in late summer). Resume watering in mid to late autumn to trigger the bulb back into growth. 

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 (Butterfly Group) 'Sweet Lilian'

  • 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 'Sweet Lilian' bulbs in pots from mid to late autumn and grow indoors;

    • Plant the Hippeastrum with the neck of the bulb exposed above the soil surface;

    • Plant each bulb into a 15-20cm diameter pot;

    • Place the bulbs with the pointed side facing upwards;

    • Water-in after planting and water sparingly until your Amaryllis 'Sweet Lilian' sprouts. Keep it well watered once in growth.

    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

World class bulbs

We cooperate with the best growers to supply world class bulbs and plants.

We ♥ our planet

We reduce waste by using recyclable packaging whenever we are able.

We've got your back

Excellent customer care: Our service is rated 4.8 out of 5 by our customers.

Spoilt for choice

Biggest ever selection of
flower bulbs and plants online. Lots of exclusive varieties.

Size matters

You can expect top size flower bulbs and bare-root plants. Always.