Amaryllis 'Yellow Star'
Amaryllis 'Yellow Star'
Amaryllis 'Yellow Star'
Amaryllis 'Yellow Star'
Amaryllis 'Yellow Star'
Amaryllis 'Yellow Star'
Amaryllis 'Yellow Star'
Amaryllis 'Yellow Star'
Amaryllis 'Yellow Star'
Amaryllis 'Yellow Star'

Amaryllis 'Yellow Star'

syn. Hippeastrum 'Yellow Star'

Amaryllis 'Yellow Star'

1 bulb — £14.90

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You can expect your order in August/September

Orders placed 1 September - 15 October 2024
You can expect your order in September/October

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Description

Like a welcome ray of spring sunshine after a cold and grey winter, Hippeastrum 'Yellow Star' will brighten up your day and illuminate your home with its soft and gentle hues. Think impactful Amaryllis flowers but in the most delightful soft yellow tones, reminiscent of the petals of wild primroses. The perfectly contrasting fresh apple green throats of the petals enhance its delicate beauty. It is no wonder the unusual cultivar 'Yellow Star' is highly prized among Amaryllis lovers.  

Hippeastrum 'Yellow Star' will provide you with welcome colour during the winter months indoors if you pot the bulb up in late autumn. Typically, you’ll need to allow six to eight weeks for the Amaryllis 'Yellow Star' bulb to develop and flower, but do note that flowering time and rate of growth also depends on temperatures. One to two sturdy stems will emerge, each carrying multiple classically shaped trumpet blooms which will provide an impressive display over many weeks. The effect can be enhanced with the use of moss, ivy and other fresh green foliage to create a spring-like display indoors, or you can simply enjoy them as they are in pots and soak up their sunny ambiance.   

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 (Diamond Group) 'Yellow Star'

  • Flower colour

    Yellow, green

  • 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

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  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Plant your Amaryllis 'Yellow 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 'Yellow 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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