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Original Message Amaryllis
Hi Ron,

Amaryllis will only flower after they have had an eight week dormancy period starting in the fall. At this time (May), all you can do is provide lots of direct sunlight, keep them potbound and don't let the soil get too dry. This will encourage leaf and bulb growth until the end of summer. Then in the fall you can start the dormancy and have them ready to flower at the end of the year.

I have written an article on the year round care of Amaryllis that I will send to anyone who emails me a request.

Will Creed
wcreed@Horticulturalhelp.com

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