What types of amaryllis are available for forcing indoors?


What types of amaryllis are available for forcing indoors?


Amaryllis are available in a wide range of colors.  Flower colors include red, pink, orange, salmon, white, and bicolors.  Single-flowering, double-flowering, and miniature amaryllis varieties are available. 

Single-Blooming Varieties

  • ‘Apple Blossom’ (white with pink feathering)
  • ‘Christmas Gift’ (white with a green throat)
  • ‘Minerva’ (red with white star)
  • ‘Orange Sovereign’ (orange)
  • ‘Picotee’ (white with red-rimmed petals)
  • ‘Red Lion’ (crimson red). 

Double-Flowering Varieties

  • ‘Aphrodite’ (white with pinkish red feathering)
  • ‘Blossom Peacock’ (rose-red with white throat and midrib)
  • ‘Dancing Queen’ (red and white striped)
  • ‘White Nymph’ (white). 

Miniature Varieties

Miniature varieties are only slightly shorter than their single- and double-flowering counterparts.  However, their flowers are about half the width of the large flowering types.

  • ‘Baby Star’ (crimson red with white center star)
  • ‘Fairytale’ (white with raspberry red stripes)
  • ‘Green Goddess’ (white with green center)
  • ‘Neon’ (fuchsia pink with white throat).

Learn more in this article: All About Amaryllis

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