If gardening is a new passion for you, you’ve made the ideal choice for where to start. Huge, colorful flowers from amaryllis are plentiful and come in a variety of jazzy color combinations. Some even have a scent.
The Belladonna Lily, also known as the Amaryllis belladonna lily, belongs to the monotypic (one species) genus Amaryllis of flowering plants.
South, Central, and the Caribbean are the original home of the amaryllis plant. The Amaryllis or Christmas Amaryllis is an incorrect name for the Hippeastrum genus of flowering bulbous plants.
Plant the bulb with the neck at or just above ground level in frost-free zones. The bulb should be planted with five to six inches of soil above it in places where some frost is possible, then four to five inches of fine mulch should be applied. After planting, thoroughly water the area.