Thank you for this idea! Mine are just sparkles and gold leaf. Who wouldn’t love flowers sans dirt?? They try to reproduce to keep some part of itself alive… I find this so abhorrent and loathe some that anyone would treat a creature that can live as long as a human this way. thank you, wow! Gosh, a globe with a bulb next to it would make a pretty sight in my bedroom for a night light! The Three Company Easy Care Waxed Amaryllis Bulb (Snow Flecked), Perfect Gift The length of time it takes to flower usually around 6 weeks with store bought Amaryllis bulbs. I can understand where Zachary is coming from. Once I ate 4 hotdogs in a row on a dare and in grade school I went to church with a friend and pretended to know all the lyrics and melodies to the hymns when really I’d never been to church in my life. Do you have a fabulous dinner roll recipe? The mixed-color bloom of this Magic Green amaryllis variety is simply ravishing. Never use your good pots.. Wax goes everywhere….. Your right a true plant caretaker would never ever do something so horrible and waste a life… the folly of humanity is our arrogance!! I thought this was a neat idea until I reached #7. ~ karen! Cut off the roots, including the basal plate. Amazon sells this mini can of gold spray paint that works on plastic according to the Krylon website. Shame on you. Let the leaves die. Some of the ones you buy in stores have heavy duty wire wrapped around the bottom to act as a bit of a stabilizer. Did I mention this would make a GREAT hostess gift this season? Here’s how to make them. You are so damn cool!!! $14.82 $ 14. To make things easier you can buy. Shame on you Leslie and I applaud you Karen! 1 Tbs Crystal Diamond salt (or slightly less Morton’s Kosher, or less again table salt. I did it! And repeat. Just give it a quarter turn every few days to keep the stalk growing straight, and that's it. They will bloom. It is for this reason that Bloomaker focuses on growing only giant amaryllis bulbs that are genuinely larger than those that are typically available in the market. I gave it some thought, did some more research and decided the two things you’d need to do to ensure success was twofold. It’s so fun! It quickly produces two flower stalks with four to five large red blossoms each — Most bulbs even produce a third stalk! Just stick it on a table and walk away. In addition to the lack of energy in the waxed amaryllis, you would need to remove the wax if you wanted the bulb to re-bloom which may be a difficult and unfruitful task. I experimented with that but didn’t like how it looked, lol. Thought it might be helpful to chime in here. I already had a bunch of waxes since I do enthusiastic art. Or are the kind that come in bags from the garden center fine? You go girl!!! Out of Stock. Finally, this was fun to do. I’ve also left my wax drippy looking. I loved the whole process and love the results! That’s an incredibly interesting thing to draw such anger from you. And for people who routinely throw away their amaryllis bulbs after one season, this may be viable. Product Title Red Christmas Glitter Waxed Amaryllis Bulb- Blooms W ... Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars, based on 0 reviews. Combine milk and yeast with sugar and starter. Because they usually don’t flower they just die. Out of Stock. ~ karen! Bloomaker USA Inc. 566 Kindig Rd, Waynesboro, VA 22980, United States. I subscribed immediately and have always been happy with spending time with you. I *just* saw loose bulbs somewhere though but I can’t remember where. The Cozy Sweater Trio includes 3 Red Lion Amaryllis bulbs and 3 different themed Cozy Sweaters! This DOES sound fun. Like, 100%, I should totally have a bulb waxing party, fun. Exact measurements of flour and liquid are often impossible since climate can change the amount of moisture in your flour, so just try to make a very soft dough that has some body. Just wanted to reply to point you made in your original article. These jumbo 30-32 cm bulbs are carefully coated in protective wax that seals in all the moisture and energy needed to grow. Hi Constance, I didn’t try the paint. I didn’t know what they were and figured they were just Amaryllis bulbs that had been dipped in wax to look pretty. The whole point of waxing is to help the bulb retain moisture so as much of the bulb needs to be waxed as possible. Your flat cut is what will keep the bulb stable. Soak the Amaryllis bulbs in water so they’re fully hydrated before you wax them. © 2002 - 2020 Bloomaker USA Inc. - All rights reserved. I like glam mixed with rustic and your photo depicts that exact look I love! Bulbs. I’ve tried Paperwhites and they definitely do not work. She reminds me of a Kardashian. I got two and once stuffing them in my luggage home didn’t destroy them, I figured they were meant for this! I didn’t dip the entire bulb into the hot wax because I felt like it would be too much of a shock to the bulb. Wow. I’m in Ontario as well and wondered where you bought your amaryllis bulbs Karen. 39.99. Not only are the giant bulbs that Bloomaker grows in Peru available in a much wider range of the varieties, but they are not dependent on being rooted into a water supply. These are regular Amaryllis bulbs that you’d buy at Christmas. To activate it, just feed it again a couple of times and leave it out on the counter. Do you think any other type of bulb would work? I have no idea to what degree the plants with suffer, if at all. The one I bought my mom kept falling over, more and more as it grew more top heavy. Watered them and gave them sun all summer like the other plants, then brought them back inside come fall. No water needed. For instance, sometimes I urge the elderly on in my head when they aren’t crossing the road fast enough for my liking. Amaryllis Bulbs Dipped In Wax. My bulbs are coming out of the dark today so they will bloom. Featured. Your email address will not be published. Weigh into 3 oz balls (in a professional kitchen, I weigh the balls, but at home I just eyeball it), place on a parchment-lined sheet pan, cover with sprayed plastic wrap (spray the side that will touch the rolls, obviously, and don’t wrap tightly or in any way that would restrict the dough from rising vertically–leave some room under the wrap because the rolls rise a lot) and proof until very soft and pillowy. If not, it is easy to make. Egg mixed with a tiny bit of water and some salt, for the egg wash, 1-2 Tbs sesame seeds, poppy seeds, or whatever garnish you like (optional). Oh, and your photography for these is spot on! Don’t listen to the others as they appear to not be real gardeners, otherwise they would not want to kill the bulb. I’m glad you care too. This wax-sealed Amaryllis bulb is self-contained, and requires no water, fertilizing, staking or care. Why on earth would you want to take a perfectly healthy bulb and kill it? ” peel off the carton, cover the wax with glue and put on sprinkles. I suspect any spray paint meant for plastics would work like Krylon. It’s not unkind or unloving, or even wasteful if it brings beauty and pleasure. I think you and I could be friends!!! For one thing, you can customize them. Nope. It’s so sad. Totally agree Matt. I am a sucker for a plant and my heart sank when I finished reading this. A paperwhite is much smaller for instance. One out of 9 of mine was top heavy, I just set it in coffee cup and all was well. My experiment seems to have worked. They just grow… and bloom from that first original soaking? It keeps your pots clean. Could you wax paper whites? Easy!! An Amaryllis that grows without any water, a vase or general care. They are ready to grow indoors, without water, anywhere that has cool bright light. I am 73, have COPD and on oxygen therapy 24/7. Haven’t you heard the screams of a carrot as it is being pulled out of the ground? From then on, just add enough flour and water to roughly double the volume of your starter each time you feed it, which should ideally be twice a day. And I often tell people I’m busy when really I just don’t want to go out. ~ karen! Bake 375 or so for about 25 minutes, or until browned properly. I’m with Matt and Kathleen! The amaryllis bulbs you buy for winter forcing are of the genus Hippeastrum, which originated in Brazil. It’s easy, the results are great and it’s weirdly satisfying to paint wax on a bulb then cover it with sparkles. You might’ve seen amaryllis bulbs coated in colorful wax popping up around the holidays in recent years, alongside poinsettias and Christmas cacti. Note: my oven is hotter on the bottom, so I double-pan the rolls so they don’t burn on the bottoms. After some online research and reading on Amaryllis bulbs I got a handle on it. I have a three hyacinth bulbs that I got (planted in a pot) in the spring or so and since then they were kicking around unplanted (because I did not have time for a such a monumental task). If you keep the bulb close to a light source they have a tendency to grow a shorter flower. After 20 minutes, dump the salt in and add the egg. BACKYARD INSPIRATION FROM MY PERSPIRATION. A flower bulb. Just a word about keeping potted amaryllis, in case anyone ‘s interested: I used to have a couple, and just threw them outside when it got warm (still potted). The one that is remaining (still sitting on my kitchen counter) I can experiment with. Where did you buy the bulbs? How are you handling the tippy once the flower starts? My gardening days are gone. I only have so much room and time in my life and getting rid of Amaryllis bulbs is something allow myself to do without guilt, lol. Thanks What exactly is that? These festive jumbo sized amaryllis bulbs are coated in protective wax to seal in all the moisture and stored energy needed to grow and bloom - no watering or planting required. The current feline can jump tall furniture in a single bound. And displayed them on large glass candle coasters. Neglect, rot, misplacing bulbs – that’s more my style. Im horticulture graduate and I love and study plants… this kind of think is the pinnacle of human greed in my opinion. Rich. Green sparkles on green wax, green sparkles on white wax, gold sparkles on white wax … how many more examples do you need? I pot mine in regular potting soil and set them on the front porch all summer (I’m in central PA). I have some houseplants that are cuttings/splits from over 30 years ago, many have been shared with others to enjoy. For Thanksgiving, I made Karen’s suggested soft brioche and they were SO good and so easy that I made another batch today to have for this week. I used white sparkles on white wax but you could do whatever you wanted. Expect the waxed bulbs to produce blooms that are a bit shorter and stockier than their unaltered siblings. P.S. She had a pathetic old pot into which the wax can was placed. Paint the wax on until there’s a good thick coating of wax all over the bulb. WOW wow and another wow! It’s cruel. It can turn to mush. More flowers shoots each year! Half the time I look at them in the cupboard and think WHAT am I saving this crap for. Your local hardware store would have a ton of choices too. I might be waxing and gold leafing many things in my house.lt reminds me of my friends mother who spray painted the toilet seats gold.Some of us need a stop button. Place the bulbs in a warm area of the house to encourage growth. Yep. Make sure your wax is still hot when you apply the gold foil and press it into the wax with your fingers or the palm of your hand until you think it’s really stuck. Nice job! This wax-covered amaryllis bulb is completely self-sustaining, blooming with no care whatsoever. BUT funny thing, 2 years ago I just set one out, still int the little plastic pot it came in, propped up next to a stump. Glitter Dipped Waxed Amaryllis Bulb- Snowman-Blooms Without Soil/Water-Perennial Melt wax (I used old candle stubs but if you don’t have those. Love your blog. Plus if you have leftover wax you can just put the whole can, wax and all in the cupboard and pull it out when you need to wax something else. A waxed Amaryllis bulb is completely self-sustaining and will bloom with no care whatsoever. I’m not sure, but my guess is the reason an Amaryllis bulb works is because it’s so big, it can retain a lot of moisture in it. Tulips would probably be the only other logical option, but I haven’t tried those. Hi Karen…I have decided that this year I’m going to do the amaryllis thing …with the wax Don’t forget to wax the bottom of the bulb. Then you really shouldn’t be allowed to own amaryllis plants. Since it was pretty easy to figure out how they got the Caramilk into the Caramilk bar I was pretty confident I’d crack the secret to the waxed bulbs. Required fields are marked *. Add flour and knead in Kitchen Aid low speed two minutes. ~ karen! I was given 3 waxed bulbs as gifts and after they finished blooming I simply peeled off the wax and then followed directions for getting them to rebloom. I’ve done amaryllis only once or twice in the past, but your take on it really appeals to me. Shop our indoor flower bulb kits, potted bulb garden gifts, wax amaryllis & bulbs! Beeswax would be fine, I just chose paraffin because it’s the least expensive and most readily available to most people. Note on sourdough starter: I bet you have a friend or neighbor who keeps one. ~ karen. And it increases the way amaryllis can be enjoyed immensely! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE❤ You haven’t gained weight, that’s just me riding tour coat tails. It is really not hard at all to get an amaryllis bulb to rebloom. In the spring, take them out, water them, set them on the front porch, and wait. I have used. I don’t know what the “secret” to that is, but it has never worked for me. :) ~ karen! Loving this. All bulbs are hand-selected and dipped in-house in our custom wax blend. Just place freestanding bulbs in a well-lit spot and in 4-6 weeks it will produce 1 or 2 stems with 4 to 5 stunning blooms per stem. The other half I pull them out and think WELL thank the lord I saved this crap. The Amaryllis Bulb in Wax is the must-have, must-gift plant of the season, no green thumb required. Flower bulbs blooming indoors! It was amazing. 2. Note: There is very little chance this amaryllis will bloom again after the first bloom time. The Three Company Easy Care Waxed Amaryllis Bulb (Snow Flecked), Perfect Gift I have too many amaryllis because they keep multiplying. But I love the wax idea mostly with the Gold! 82. And yes, absolutely try this. This gift is ready to give and ready to grow! Collections and general availability vary per retailer. I make brioche buns. Occasionally they will regrow. I’ve had good luck reblooming my amaryllis bulbs, but waxing them with your DYI instructions would make great gifts for my “black thumb” friends, who always forget to water their plants or drown them instead. But according to the makers of these wax bulbs there was some super secret process the bulbs went through to make sure they’d bloom without additional water. What other kinds of things anger you? ~ karen! There’s no saving and reusing these bulbs. Thanks for putting Your thinking cap on for those of us who manage to miss the easy solutions. They are quite top heavy aren’t they? 4 oz soft butter Dump dough out onto floured counter and fold like a business letter, then fold across once in the other direction. And I have to say I like the way these homemade wax Amaryllis bulbs look better than the store bought ones. Thank you for the clear way you stated this. RUNNING to the Loblaws to buy those pretty pink Amaryllis bulbs I’ve been eyeing. Rest, covered with plastic, and put the salt on top of the plastic. Holiday Red Wax. The images we see are photoshopped. My family insists on Katherine rolls. At the same time, I think there’s a special kind of joy that we can give ourselves when we treat plants as well as animals with great appreciation and respect. At lower speeds the dough is too soft to clean the bowl. The wax and root removal mean one season only and then trash. Hi Donna. Walmart had Amaryllis bulbs for $5.00 a bargain to experiment with!! Hi Peggy! I save my short, burned candles all the time. I think the size of the bulb and the amount of nutrients and water it can hold on its own is the key. In the dreariest part of winter, they bloomed and shot out so many babies that I had lots give them away…. Along a mantle, down the centre of a dining room table tucked into greenery. Somewhere around 8-12 hours later add another 2 Tbs flour and 2 Tbs water and stir. You nailed me: the Kardashian, fake gardening, bulb killer. Hehe. But there is no way I can cutoff the bottom ! Mine were kind of questionable last year. Now take a pair of shears or scissors, hold them vertically, and snip a small X into the top of each roll. So easy! →Follow me on Instagram where I often make a fool of myself←. Wax dipped Amaryllis bulbs! Or can I use beeswax? ~ karen! I bought one just to see what would happen. All Rights Reserved. Mine looks like a few more might pop up but I also have two active blooms. Will most definitely be doing many of these next year. What kind of paint did u use that would actually stick to the wax? THIS is what my DIY dreams are made of. As is usually the case with new and unique things. You’re a stronger woman than I. Here’s a tip… Use an electric candle warmer for jar candles to melt the wax. In this world, where there is so limited beauty and everyone is filled with guilt, shame, anxiety and feelings of insecurity, why in the world would you want to make someone feel guilty or “shame” them just for sharing an idea that might bring some joy, beauty and self-accomplishment? 2PCS Double Amaryllis Bulbs White Amaryllis Bulbs Wax Dipped for Sale Indoor Christmas Amaryllis Hippeastrum Bulbs. Top Size, Waxed Amaryllis Bulbs for Sale at Wholesale Only Prices. Hi Rich! uh-uh. What is this sorcery? Don’t worry about getting rid of the wick, the wax will just melt away from it. Or I suppose what other kinds of things do you find shameful in people? Any suggestions on what I can try to get them to grow? FREE Shipping. Ask a Master Gardener: Amaryllis bulbs coated in wax don't need soil or water Q: I received an amaryllis bulb encased in wax as a gift this year. If this upsets you then so should the cruelty of cut flowers. I could do 100! Snow Bright Wax. I am loving it! after it finished blooming, she peeled off the wax, and planted it in a pot – and it grew! This is like plant scaphism… please don’t do this to any more innocent amaryllis. They are but the bottom is now completely flat and quite wide which will stabilize it quite a bit. My daughter gave me this beautiful plant for Christmas! Add butter and knead until incorporated. Wax Amaryllises are super easy to grow, and the result is stunning as the bulb blooms a few flowers. Very beautiful. The waxed bulb contains all the water and nutrients it needs to flower! It means that Bloomaker has year-round access to giant amaryllis bulbs, meaning this unique high-quality product is readily available for sales into the major holidays that occur later in the new year, in addition to traditional seasonal sales based around the fall and Christmas. HUGS. This is a new product that I haven’t seen until recently. Greek mythology brings us the story of Amaryllis, a love-struck maiden who longed for the handsome but cold-hearted Alteo. Which of course would be much more fun than any other sort of waxing party. Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. Cut off the bulb’s basal plate (the flat part the roots grow out of) to shock it into thinking it’s dying which forces it into trying desperately to reproduce itself – by flowering. Your email address will not be published. Place the waxed bulb with embedded wire stand directly on any flat surface or display it in a decorative container with moss, greenery or other seasonal accents. Could one use melted crayons rather than paraffin? If you Instagrammed it, I’ll share it there. The dough should clean the sides of the mixing bowl, but only at the higher speeds. I must live a sheltered life because I have not seen these wax bulbs prior to now. One of them flopped over a bit, but I just stuck a wood skewer into the bulb and tied the stem to that. About two weeks ago, I purchased an Amaryllis bulb that had been dipped in wax. There’s joy to be found! The whole shame thing promotes guilt and fear and it’s so sad that so many live in that illusion when the focus should be on sharing beauty and love. ~ karen, “How many more examples do you need?” Hahahaha :). Rest a few minutes and repeat. I imagine it depends on whether or not the entire basal plate has been removed. If you want things perfectly smooth just smooth the wax out with your finger or the brush while the wax is warm. Bring them back out in winter and they bloom! THANK YOU KAREN!! They didn’t die and this is now my third year and the flowers are bigger and more beautiful each year. The red shiney wax I’ve seen on some amaryllis is actually cheesemaking wax which comes in Solid bright colors is a mix of beeswax and parafin with a lower melt point making it safely dip-able for a smoother finish. Painting it on felt more gentle. No way am I gonna whip up my own patio furniture or rip up my floors let alone sand/finish them!! 1. Might not get to it this year, but MAN, I’m doing it next year! It’s a cruel scam. Love the response to uptight Leslie. The waxed bulb contains all the water and nutrients it needs to flower. Therefore, the aftercare for waxed amaryllis is just as easy as the care for it, which is no care required. If you’re using spent candles for your wax, like I did, cut the burnt part of the wick off otherwise it’ll get your wax dirty looking. Jo, even more elegant is to use the tin can in a cheapo Sally Ann pot – don’t do wax in your favourite cooking pots! ~ karen! The other half I pull them out and think WELL thank the lord I saved this crap. My eldest daughter is named Katherine and she loved these rolls as a kid. Just huge and beautiful! You just set them on a table and leave them alone. These are not just objects they are living creatures… if you want a decoration just buy ornaments. So easy! ~ karen! That way you don’t kill the bulb. :/ Hmm. Simply beautiful, this one I’ve got to try <3 ~ karen! They’re sold as kits. Unsure what went wrong. Thank you so much for sharing this clever idea with us. I use the recipe from the New Artisan Bread in 5 minutes a Day cookbook. Old candle stubs, sprinkles, tin can…after reading your post, I found Amaryllis bulb kits for $5! For some reason, I always collect bird feathers that I find in my yard. Even a sliver of it could be enough to grow roots from and resprout the bulb. You can just look at it a different way! At least now I know I can’t keep them over, but we have all traded pictures and ooo’s and ahhhs over them the last couple of weeks, and the enjoyment has far out-weighed the cost. Place the Red Base Waxed Amaryllis in any brightly lit location and watch it grow and bloom in 4-8 weeks. Please advise. Well that bulb just finished blooming for the second year, still in that little pot with no attention from me. Thanks again! When you are finished using it for your holiday baking, pop some in an empty yogurt cup (labeled!) Both of the ones I have bought have rebloomed when I planted them later and one bloomed twice while it was in wax. Before I got to number 4 I was thinking “good lord – I’m Not going to melt wax in my pot!” Karen must have ‘spare’ pots for such tasks. Out of Stock. I would often make them for somewhat special dinners, but they have come to be expected at holiday meals. When they are finished, I take them apart to see what’s going on and find they still have roots, but they put the whole bulb inside a small balloon, then dip that in wax. Plus the winner of the proving cloth. All in all this “I’m cheaping out” experiment has been a complete success and these waxed Amaryllis bulbs are going to be beautiful around the house throughout the holidays. I have a plan up my sleeve if they start to tip which involves a flat board and a nail. Buy Wholesale Waxed Amaryllis Bulbs Online from A.D.R. Normal sized amaryllis bulbs tend only to perform well within a limited variety of colors and when their roots are exposed to water. I suspect they wouldn’t work. Knead until the dough windowpanes (this means that when you pull a piece of dough up and stretch it out it gets thin and translucent before breaking, as if it were a window you could look through.) Let rise, covered, for 20 minutes, then punch down by folding again in the same manner. Karen, thank you for this wonderful DIY, although the waxed amaryllis bulbs I got at Trader Joe’s this season were only $7 (US). As a person who makes her living doing “the other kind of waxing” I whole-heartedly embrace this foray into a different technique (that doesn’t make people scream). All they want is a good caretaker. It’s a huge pain but the result is kindda breathtaking. ~ karen! Once again, Karen, you have proved your resourcefulness and its attendant brilliance! They’re less expensive this year, around $20,  but they’re still a lot more than a plain Amaryllis bulb – which is between $8-$15 per bulb depending on the rarity and quality of it. So I have planted many Amaryllis bulbs over the years in my flower beds and the usually come back for 2-3 years and flower before dying off. At what point did you realize the bulb wouldn’t grow anymore? Thank you for the article on waxing amaryllis bulbs! The color combinations are endless. What a fun and easy project. Let sit until yeast has dissolved/softened. Needless to say I will not be trying this selfish self-serving idea. But if not enough of the basal plate was cut off then yep it could technically grow again! Just a little light is all our Waxed Amaryllis need to grow. Barb. Bring them in for the winter to the basement or other place they will not freeze. The waxed bulb has everything inside that it needs to grow and bloom. Nothing is more delicious than a brioche bun. Within 4-6 weeks, each bulb produces 1-2 stems with 4-5 blooms per stem--no staking required! ~ karen! ~ karen! Isn’t it a fun DIY?? The ones that usually come in a box with a pot and about 3″ of peat moss. Where do I get it? These bulbs are hand-picked and prepared for the wax dipping process in wax specifically formulated for this purpose. They advertise that it’s a flower that will bloom without watering. Wax amaryllis bulbs use the reserves in the bulb to grow. Once you cut the basal plate off you’re killing the bulb. (I also use spent candles for making homemade fire starters.). I hope you don’t eat carrots or onions or lettuce or potatoes. ~ karen! So instead of trying to make metallic wax for instance, I gold leafed the bulb afterwards with gold leaf I found at the Dollar Store. Within 4-6 weeks, each bulb will produce 1-2 stems with 4-5 blooms per stem--no staking required! in the freezer for another time, and also pop some into your fridge where it will keep for weeks. You never disappoint Karen. I got to work immediately figuring this out. They are just beautiful, Karen, and quite elegant! You'll love this care-free, no-watering method for growing gorgeous blooms for the holidays or winter months. Copyright © 2020 The Art of Doing Stuff. Sounds like Leslie has a closet full of shameful skeletons that needs some spring cleaning pronto. Sign up for Bloomaker’s newsletter and stay updated on the latest developments and special offers. Thank you, Thank you! omgomgomgomgomg. 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