FRIDAY FLOWERS: AMARYLLIS YES OR NO?
Today’s flower subject is Amaryllis.
How do YOU feel about them? Do you like them? Do you grow them?
I’ve only grown them twice, in the very distant past. But this year I was given one by Marian St. Clair who stayed with us for the night while giving a (fabulous!)
talk to our Garden Club.
There it is! “Cherry Nymph”, kindness of Marian.
Because I was/am fascinated by this plant, I decided to do a daily photo journal. Would you like to see? Read on…..
I planted it in soil on December 12 and, because I didn’t read instructions carefully (sound familiar?) I put it in a cool, fairly dark spot. NO NO NO! Nothing seemed to be happening, so thanks to Longfield Garden, I moved it to a warm, sunny, bright spot with lots of sun. And so it flourished . I didn’t start the photo journal until I really had something to show you, which was the day before Christmas, December 24th.
And then, on the 24th I noticed ALL the pesky fruit flies around the plant and in the kitchen . Oh yuck, what […]