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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
Jul 9, 2016 9:01 PM CST
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Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
Garden Ideas: Level 1 Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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crawgarden
Jul 10, 2016 10:34 AM CST
Don't know why more people don't grow Amaryllis during the spring, a grouping of 3-5 make a spectacular display...very easy to overwinter.
Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
Name: Barbara
Palm Coast, FL
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bsharf
Jul 11, 2016 1:39 PM CST

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Your flowers are beautiful and look healthy. I agree, that Amaryllis in the Southern and mid south landscape are beautiful and the foliage doesn't don't take up a lot of room, when they are out of bloom. That's why they are called the Southern Tulip, filling the spring flowering niche that is filled by spring bulbs in the north.
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
Garden Ideas: Level 1 Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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crawgarden
Jul 11, 2016 1:47 PM CST
bsharf said:Your flowers are beautiful and look healthy. I agree, that Amaryllis in the Southern and mid south landscape are beautiful and the foliage doesn't don't take up a lot of room, when they are out of bloom. That's why they are called the Southern Tulip, filling the spring flowering niche that is filled by spring bulbs in the north.


Thanks, they are a great plant and easy to overwinter...I enjoy putting them out in the spring, don't even bother forcing them in the winter anymore.


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Gervase, with a little different coloration.
Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
Garden Ideas: Level 1 Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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crawgarden
Jul 16, 2016 9:52 PM CST
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Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.

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