On Jan 25, 2013, mikerotell Franklin Park, NJ wrote:
Ordered 3 amaryllis, Bellisimo, Trentino & Amico. Received promptly however bulbs were soft and shriveled. Honestly, had I saw them at a local garden center I wouldn't have given them a second look. These bulbs were clearly old and/or not stored properly. Anyway, I planted all three promptly. The Amico aborted and never bloomed. It attempted to send up a leaf which was deformed and promptly yellowed and died. There has been no new growth since. I suspect the bulb is spent and will not recover. Wasted money. Trentino initially had 2 bloom stalks however one has already aborted so I am awaiting bloom on the one lone stalk. Bellisimo sent up 2 stalks and I await bloom. I may get lucky with this one. Time will tell. Overall I am not at all happy with quality of the bulbs sent. They seemed old and not properly stored which is reflected by the poor growth. I can honestly say I am not overly impressed by the quality and performance of the bulbs but I am giving them a neutral in the event that the bulbs actually do recover and I am able to bring them through a another bloom cycle next year however I do not have high hopes.