FAQ

Does the No Water Flowers® really need no water?

It's all in the name No water Flowers, these wax amaryllis don't need any water. The wax bulb has enough energy to make the flowers grow.

Can i put the No Water Flower® in the sun?

Nee, zet de No Water Flowers® met wax laag niet in direct zonlicht. Zet de bol standaard op een lichte plek, bij een temperatuur van 7 – 25 graden.

Where can I buy the No Water Flowers, wax amaryllis?

In the Netherlands they are available at different garden centers like Intratuin, Groenrijk and at your local florist.
If they are not at your local florist, it is possible for them to buy them wholesale.

Also available on various webshops. For more up-to-date information, go to the page buy wax amaryllis.

How do I know it is an original No Water Flowers®?

The Original No Water Flowers® are easy to recognize by the square silver label attached to the bulb.

Can I keep the No Water Flowers® longer without growing further, if I want to give it as a present?

If you keep the No Water Flower in a cool place, for example in the refrigerator, the growth process will be temporarily slowed down. Our advice is not to refrigerate the bulb for longer than 5 days.

When will I know if the No Water Flowers® has finished flowering?

When 1 of the 2 stems have blossomed, you can cut the stem at the bottom. There is a chance that a 3th stem comes up. If this does not happen within 4 weeks after cutting, the bulb is finished with flowering.

Is it possible to make the No Water Flowers® bloom again?

It is possible to let the No Water Flowers® grow again.
Although the bulb may not flower as powerful as it did as No Water Flowers®. These bulbs have been specially selected for No Water Flowers® and received a special treatment for this.
 
You can remove the bottom of the Waxz layer with a small sharp knife.
You could also remove the entire Waxz layer, this can be a bit of a dirty job.
You may find mold, black spots or moisture, this is completely normal.
There may even be some new small roots growing already.
 
Now you can plant the bulb (with (without bottom) or without Waxz layer).
Plant de bol in een pot met aarde, normale aarde is voldoende.
The bulb will shoot root again and start to grow leaves, taking care of the bulbs is quite simple.
Zorg ervoor dat de bodem vochtig blijft, een keer per maand een beetje voeding toevoegen en plaats in het raamkozijn of op een lichte plek.
After 9 months, the bulb has regained strength and nutrients and will have 1 to 2 flower buds in the bulb.
Snij nu de bladeren af en laat de aarde waar de bol instaat drogen voor een week. Na deze week zet je de pot met de bol op een koele plaats (zoals de kelder). Ideaal is tussen de 10 en 18 graden (50 Fahrenheit naar 64,4 Fahrenheit). Laat de pot met bol 8 weken op deze koele plek staan.
Een Amaryllis heeft een koude periode nodig voordat deze weer kan groeien. Na deze 8 weken kun je de pot op een warme plaats zetten en beginnen met water geven. Je krijgt mogelijk nieuwe bloemen uit de bol, dit kan 2 tot 3 maanden duren.
 
An Amaryllis can be planted in the garden if there is no frost. The bulbs are not frost resistant.

Will my Wax Amaryllis really flower now that it has been provided with a wax layer.

Yes, the waxz layer has no influence on the growth or flowering of the bulb. Our wax Amaryllis is guaranteed to flower! The bulbs are specially selected Amaryllis bulbs.

Will the Amaryllis Waxz Bulb stay in place when it blooms?

Thanks to our specially developed metal wire support, on which the bulb is pressed, the bulb will remain standing for the entire time.

What flower color is my Wax Amaryllis?

This can be found in the original No Water Flowers® label.
The correct flower color is always shown on the outside of this label.

Why is the color of the flower not indicated with the products?

The waxz Amaryllis are normally supplied with a red flower color. That is because this is a strong variety that is suitable for No Water Flowers®, which means that the majority of all bulbs have a red flower color.
A smaller percentage of the other flower colors is available, which are strong enough to be suitable for No Water Flowers®