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Amaryllis 'Gervase'

We love Amaryllis 'Gervase', with its huge red anthers, pink blooms and delicate, marbled markings. More
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We visit amaryllis breeders every other year in the spring looking for gorgeous varieties to bring back and trial, to see how well they perform for us at home. We loved ‘Gervase’, with its huge red anthers, pink blooms and delicate, marbled markings.

Genus Hippeastrum
Group/Species Galaxy group
Variety Gervase
Type Tender Perennial
Common Name Amaryllis
Border Position Indoor (Frost Free)
Bulb Size 30/32

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Soil Type Broad Tolerance
Scent Unscented
Site Indoors
Moisture Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 25cm (10in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant with the bulb two thirds in, one third out of the soil. Or place in an amaryllis forcer with the roots in water.
Care Tips Amaryllis are a tender bulb from Brazil and so need to be grown inside - frost free - when it's cold, but once the frosts are over and the nights are no longer cold, they can be moved outside until the end of summer. Grow inside in a bright, warm, sunny place - ideally 20 degrees, free from draughts.
Flowering December - March
Harvesting Flower production: 2-3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
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Delivery

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Amaryllis 'Gervase' reviews

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Reviewed 20th December 2020 by Josephine

Fine for bulb it was as expected

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Reviewed 1st December 2019 by Debbie

Really healthy looking bulb