Category Archives: Amaryllis

Amaryllis 47 days

I sorta thought I’d be done posting these when they finally bloomed but they are so pretty.  “Lemon Star” is joined by the first of the “Apple Blossom”.  I’m hoping that one of them will wait until next week so … Continue reading

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Amaryllis 40 days

This is the amaryllis “Lemon Star” that we’ve been following.  It’s gussied up to take to sister’s house for Christmas so that someone who doesn’t have overgrown kittens can display it.  I will visit tonight and tomorrow.  I was thinking … Continue reading

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Amaryllis 34 days – Soon!

The stems are very long and the flowers are beginning to separate.    

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Amaryllis 27 days

I have to move the Amaryllis out of the furnace room because I can’t lift the lights any higher.  This location is set up to grow seedlings and only gives about a foot of head room.  We made the ritual … Continue reading

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Amaryllis, 20 days – New Growth

Happy dance, happy dance!  The first identifiable new growth peeked up from the old stems about the middle of this week.  I think the shoot on the front of this picture will be a blossom later on.  Life Lesson:  Sometimes, … Continue reading

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Amaryllis Bulbs 13 days, with friends

So the center is still lifting.  No sign of this year’s new growth.  I’ve nervously looked for web sites that show pictures of early stages and found none.  Is there something wrong?  Oh dear, oh dear!  (OK, so that’s a … Continue reading

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Planting plus 6 days

Amaryllis “Lemon Star”.  Still looks pretty dead but the center of the old shoots is lifting.  And I see green.  These are in a spare bedroom, in front of the windows that get morning light.  I turn the temps down … Continue reading

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Amaryllis Bulbs

Potted up three Apple Blossoms and a Lemon Star, some of these will probably be Christmas gifts. The bulbs were so big that I had to get new, deeper pots. One of the web sites that I checked for directions … Continue reading

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