What Are Waxed Amaryllis?
Easy-care or wasteful? Foolish or fool-proof? Amaryllis bulbs, planters and kits have been a staple of the holidays and indoor winter growing for many years. Recently we’ve seen a new addition to the marketplace: waxed amaryllis. Waxed amaryllis bulbs have been a big hit in Europe for several seasons. These self-contained bulbs are coated with a decorative layer of wax, usually with a wire stand embedded in the base for stability. All the energy necessary for the amaryllis to bloom is stored in the bulb with no need for potting, watering or staking. Of course, this also means that your bulb will bloom only once since there are no roots to recharge the bulb.Read Full Article