Reminder for WNY: Bring amaryllis inside soon so it blooms at Christmas

amaryllis blooming inside in Amherst NY
Two amaryllis plants are blossoming in the same pot. Photo by Connie Oswald Stofko

by Connie Oswald Stofko

If you want to force your amaryllis to bloom inside around Christmas, bring it inside around the middle of August.

That’s the advice from David Clark, CNLP, who teaches the horticulture classes at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. See our previous article here to find out about the timing for amaryllis.

Find out more about growing amaryllis here.

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