Amaryllis are the easiest of flowering bulbs to bloom. It’s botanical name is Hippastrume and it is now a popular Christmas time flower that originated in South American tropical regions. They are not winter hardy bulbs but they are fun to force in the wintertime to have holiday blooms. They always seem like a Christmas flower to me. It’s the red ones that I love.
To me, red never gets old!
~”Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of their character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning”. ~Lydia M. Child
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