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The Brown-Thumbed Gardener Strikes Again! My Christmas Amaryllis Project Part 2

By PAgirl63
September 18, 2016

On January 24, 2015, I had an article published about growing Amaryllis flowers from bulbs that were encased in wax. I thought you might like to know how things turned out.

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Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
Bee Lover Garden Photography Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: United States of America
Region: Indiana Garden Art Annuals Clematis Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 2
Sep 17, 2016 9:14 PM CST
Jane, that is so nice that your patience and determination paid off. It is a beautiful flower!
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
Name: Sally
central Maryland
Seriously addicted to kettle chips.
Charter ATP Member Native Plants and Wildflowers Region: Mid-Atlantic Composter Region: Maryland Birds
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Sep 18, 2016 7:35 AM CST
Nice overview! And just in time to remind me to pull my Amaryllis from the garden. (but it is hard to deny them some more time to grow)
..come into the peace of wild things..-Wendell Berry
Life is a buffet (anon)
Name: Christie
43016 (Zone 6b)
Plays in the water.
Amaryllis Sempervivums Roses Bookworm Annuals Composter
Hybridizer Cat Lover Garden Ideas: Master Level
Sep 18, 2016 10:17 AM CST
So good to hear that you rescued you bulbs from certain death! I tip my hat to you.
Plant Dreams. Pull Weeds. Grow A Happy Life.
Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

Region: United States of America Deer Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Sep 18, 2016 12:36 PM CST
Great job PAgirl63! Thumbs up Thumbs up Thumbs up
~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot! ~

Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
Region: Florida Daylilies Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Sep 18, 2016 7:01 PM CST
I agree
Any day you wake up on the sunny side of the grass is a good day.

"The moving hand writes and having writ moves on. Neither all thy piety nor all thy wit can lure it back to cancel half a line nor all thy tears wash out a word of it." The Rubiyat by Omar Khayyam
Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
Charter ATP Member Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Peonies Lilies Enjoys or suffers cold winters Winter Sowing
Bulbs Region: Canadian Garden Ideas: Master Level Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Sep 19, 2016 4:32 AM CST
I can never get them to rebloom for Xmas.
Thanks for demonstrating that it can be done.

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