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Worsleya procera, Worsleya rayneri, Empress of Brazil, Blue Amaryllis

Worsleya procera, Worsleya rayneri

Empress of Brazil, Blue Amaryllis
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Origin: Brazil
Small plant 2-5 ftFull sunKeep soil moistEpiphyteRegular waterBlue, lavender, purple flowers

The Empress of Brazil, also known as Worsleya procera, is easy to cultivate and is an ideal choice for growing in containers and indoors.

This small plant prefers full sun, and its soil should be kept moist at all times. Water regularly, and make sure to keep the soil evenly moist. In cold regions, the Empress of Brazil can be grown in a pot, although it should be brought inside for the winter months.

The Empress of Brazil has vibrant, beautiful blooms that come in colors ranging from deep blue to lavender, to purple. It is a low-maintenance plant, and it is also very easy to propagate. Its flowers are often quite large and can measure up to six inches in diameter.

The Empress of Brazil is a drought-tolerant plant, but it does not do well with dry air. You should mist the leaves of the Empress of Brazil regularly to keep them hydrated. Aside from misting, you should also feed your Worsleya procera a fertilizer that is high in phosphorus, as this will help it to produce healthy and beautiful blooms.

The Empress of Brazil can be grown in USDA hardiness zones 9-11. It is an evergreen plant and is easy to grow as long as given the right conditions. The Empress of Brazil requires plenty of sun and moderate water. It also needs to be in well-drained soil, so be sure to plant in an area that doesn't stay wet for long periods of time.

With proper care and attention, the Empress of Brazil will reward you with long lasting and gorgeous blooms. It is an ideal choice for adding color and beauty to your garden or home. So, go ahead and give it a go, and let the Empress of Brazil show you its beauty!



Worsleya procera, Worsleya rayneri, Empress of Brazil, Blue Amaryllis


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