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Tag: Hippeastrum

Amaryllis Triple Play

Three Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) blooming at the same time.

Amaryllis Sophisticate Timelapse

Perhaps my favorite timelapse yet. I love how the bud just builds and builds until it pops open in a single moment.

What to do with that Amaryllis that’s Done Blooming

If you’ve got an Amaryllis that’s done blooming, here are some tips for what to do next.

Happy New Year

May your 2012 be full of growth and beauty.

Mighty Aphrodite

The last Amaryllis to bloom. It was worth the wait.

A Big Red Boom

A five-day timelapse of a deep red Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) bloom.

Exotic Star Bloom

After a couple weeks of working on the flower spike, this Amaryllis (Hippeastrum “Exotic Star”) opened up its first bloom in just two days.

Hippeastrum ‘Apple Blossom’

The forgotten Amaryllis flower in all its glory.

Forgotten Amaryllis Bloom

I found it at the bottom of a bag of garden stuff a few months ago, and decided to give it one last try.

Garden Links for 24 February 2011

Amaryllis after-bloom care, generosity in gardening, Fred lives on, and snow in San Francisco in this week’s garden links.


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