Amaryllis 'Sweet Star'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Star'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Star'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Star'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Star'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Star'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Star'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Star'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Star'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Star'
Amaryllis 'Sweet Star'

Amaryllis 'Sweet Star'

syn. Hippeastrum 'Sweet Star'

Amaryllis 'Sweet Star'

1 bulb — £11.90

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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

Most hippeastrums are instantly recognisable for their flowers in strong, bold colours. But there is increasing interest now in the subtler forms, and this is where Hippeastrum 'Sweet Star' will come into its own. Its blooms are of a beautiful soft baby pink, with cream-white accents and deep, yellow-green centres. Every Amaryllis 'Sweet Star' bulb produces two stems at the same time, and often there will be a third, with plenty of gorgeous flowers.  

Amaryllis 'Sweet Star' is one of the Galaxy Group hippeastrums, meaning that the flowers are single, rather than double, with a diameter greater than 16cm. It points to this being a first-class larger form, for the home, conservatory or greenhouse.  

And remember, Amaryllis 'Sweet Star' can be made to flower at any time during winter, spring or early summer. Just keep the bulbs cool and dry, until you want to plant them. They should flower around 10 weeks after planting, depending on conditions.  

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Suitable for indoors

  • Comes back every year

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Packed in paper bags

  • RHS Award (AGM)

  • Needs winter protection

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Hippeastrum 'Sweet Star'

  • Flower colour

    Pink, white

  • 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

  • RHS Award (AGM)

    Yes

  • 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 Star' 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 'Sweet Star' 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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