Category Archives: Amaryllis

Amaryllis ‘Alfresco’

Mother Nature has been in a gloomy mood lately, so the lighting conditions have not been ideal for photography. Thankfully the amaryllis I want to show you today is white, so you have a pretty good idea what it would … Continue reading

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More ‘Temptation’ Amaryllis

When I potted up an Amaryllis ‘Temptation’ bulb in 2012, I called it the “ornery amaryllis bulb” because it sat like a dud for 2 months without any sign of growth. I was starting to wonder if it was dead. … Continue reading

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Amaryllis ‘Splash’

My first amaryllis to burst into bloom this season is ‘Splash’, and that’s because it only grows 16-20 inches tall. My amaryllis bulbs always grow much shorter than they’re supposed to and ‘Splash’ is no exception. My plant has topped … Continue reading

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Amaryllis Season

I potted up all my amaryllis bulbs and they are now happily lined up in the window. ‘Red Pearl’ wasted no time coming alive: It’s not much to look at now, but this gorgeous amaryllis is worth the wait. Save

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‘Red Pearl’ Revisited

After more than 25 years of gardening I still can’t think of a red-flowering plant—indoors or out—that even comes close to rivaling the rich, intense red color of Amaryllis ‘Red Pearl’. I smile every time I walk in the room … Continue reading

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Amaryllis ‘Flamenco Queen’

I’ve wanted to post about Amaryllis ‘Flamenco Queen’ for a week now, but the sun hid for days, and it was difficult to snap a respectable, well-lit photo of these big, beautiful flowers: ‘Flamenco Queen’ has pure-white flowers with red … Continue reading

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Amaryllis ‘Pink Flush’

The beautiful, dark-pink blooms of ‘Pink Flush’ Amaryllis have just a tinge of melon or coral coloring in them. Those 6-inch flowers also have a thin white star bursting out of their centers. ‘Pink Flush’ grows 18 to 22 inches … Continue reading

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Amaryllis ‘Minerva’

So far ‘Minerva’ is an adorable amaryllis with a very stand-up-straight habit. The plants are supposed to grow 22-26 inches tall, but my bulb sent up two scapes at the same time and they both topped out at 12 inches. … Continue reading

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Amaryllis ‘Moon Scene’

I can’t decide if Amaryllis ‘Moon Scene’ is interesting or homely, but I’m pretty sure I can hear my mom shouting “Homely!” from her house 30 miles away. I think you’re on to something, Mom. The flowers are white with … Continue reading

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Amaryllis ‘Vera’

The amaryllis grand finale has arrived. My last bulb to bloom is ‘Vera’. This amaryllis is medium-pink with a lime-green throat. I’ve seen some online-seller photographs of this cultivar sporting a very distinct white throat starting in the center of … Continue reading

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