Amaryllis is the only genus in the subtribe Amaryllidinae
Native to Peru and South Africa, the genus Amaryllis comes from the Greek word amarysso, which means "to sparkle." Bulbs were brought to Europe in the 1700s and have been known to bloom for up to 75 years. Today, most amaryllis are hybrids but are still classified in the genus Hippeastrum.
Amaryllis develop best in narrow containers. containers might be made of plastic, metal, artistic or earthenware.
Bulbs ought to be firm and dry without any indications of shape, rot or injury.
Select a holder that has at least one gaps in the base and depletes without any problem.
Great seepage will limit the opportunity of bulb or root decay (spoiling from overabundance dampness).
The measurement of the pot ought to be around 1 inch more extensive than the most stretched out piece of the bulb and twice as tall as the bulb to permit space for good root advancement.
Fill the pot about half full with clean, new gardening soil high in natural issue, for example, peat greenery.
Set the bulb in the pot so the roots lay on the gardening soil.
The bulb ought to sit up over the edge of the compartment.
Include more soil, tapping it down around the bulb, until 33% to one-portion of the bulb stays obvious.
Firm the preparing medium around the bulb.
Set the pot in a sink where it can deplete openly and water until the gardening soil is completely soggy. Permit to deplete totally.
Set the pot on a saucer and spot in a radiant window.