Santa's Hepler Amaryllis

How to:

  • Paint pot and saucer red. Let dry.
  • Put glue onto center of ribbon and adhere to the center of pot.
  • With scissors cut small slits, every 3", along the bottom of ribbon. (This helps keep ribbon flat).
  • Continue to glue ribbon around entire pot.
  • Adhere buckle to ribbon with glue.
  • Adhere fur along top rim of pot with glue.
  • Fill pot 2/3 full with soil.
  • Add bulb and little more soil. (1/3 of bulb should be exposed).
  • Add 1/4 cup water to soil.
  • Place pot in sunny and constantly warm area.
  • Add 1/4 cup water once a week to keep soil moist (not soaking). Once the stems start growing, increase to 1/2 cup.
  • Watch grow. Takes approximately 6 weeks to flower.

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