Amaryllis belladonna in tropical climate

William R.P. Welch via pbs
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 15:00:53 PDT
Hi Rex,

I Don't recommend belladonna either for the same reasons Nhu outlined, but Since Crinum do well in tropical climates, the amarcrinums (belladonna x Crinum) might be worth a try

Best wishes,

Bill the Bulb Baron (William R.P. Welch)


William R.P. Welch, 1031 Cayuga Street, Apt B, Santa Cruz, CA 95062 (831) 236-8397

> On Aug 27, 2018, at 11:25 AM, Nhu Nguyen <> wrote:
> Hi Rex,
> One simple tip: don't do it. The bulb might languish for a few years and
> will simply die. In true tropical climates, winter growing bulbs seem to be
> pretty confused about when to grow and when not to grow. I'd stick with
> tropical geophytes, unless you have a cool greenhouse or live at high
> elevation.
> Nhu
>> On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 12:16 AM Rex Recio <> wrote:
>> Hello everyone. This is my first post here.
>> Is there anyone of you with experience in growing Amaryllis belladonna in a
>> tropical climate? I would appreciate some tips.
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