Eucharis, Amazon Lily - Plant
Description for Eucharis, Amazon Lily
Amazon Lily grow in rock crevices in savannas that have distinct dry and wet seasons; others grow in high plateau regions that have cool weather for most of the year.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Hippeastrum||White||Late December until the end of June.||24 in/60 cm.||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Amazon lily can be planted from February through May and will bloom in the winter. Amazon lily plant needs partial shade. Amazon lily bulb should be planted with the tip on the surface of the soil. Amazon lily's corm is planted 4 inches deep. Keep the soil moist, allowing the surface to dry to the touch between waterings.
|Full sun||Well-drained soil.||Keep soil moist throughout the growing season.||20Â°C||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Eucharis
- Amazon lilies demand more water. Water them often from spring through summer and early fall. The intensity of watering can be reduced in winter months.
- Re-pot Amazon lilies every 3-4 years.
- Place Amazon lily plant in a bright window, but never in direct sunlight.
- Fertilize the plants regularly.
January to June.
Typical uses of Eucharis
Special features: Amaryllis flowers are perfect for Christmas with their rich colours and eyecatching style. Amaryllis flowers will transform a room in an instant.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Amaryllis flowers are used for the Christmas table decoration.
Medicinal use: The bulb of this flower has medicinal properties and is used for asthma.
Note: Use only after consulting the specialist.
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What garden lovers say ... ?
very durable plant to a wide range of conditions
Excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though
Is this plant low maintenance.