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Amaryllis 'Illusion'


Amaryllis 'Illusion' (Hippeastrum)

In full bloom today.



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very pretty barbara, i do like the pale ones ;o))

5 Feb, 2010

 

very nice

6 Feb, 2010

 

Fabulous closeup!

6 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks - I have to admit that 'Black Pearl' is my favourite!

6 Feb, 2010

 

i like them all barbara, cant decide which is favourite,think there has been some lovely ones on here dont you :o)

6 Feb, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

It's beaten mine Barbara - mine's still a stalk with a blob on top lol

6 Feb, 2010

 

It won't be long, Sid! 30 days from a tiny shoot to a fully open flower. :-)))

6 Feb, 2010

 

this is a pretty one too.

6 Feb, 2010

 

:-)

6 Feb, 2010

 

Mine is taking forever to open,can't even tell what colour it's going to be. yours is lovely Spritz.

9 Feb, 2010

 

Take it into a warmer room, then, Homebird - that'll do it! Do you know its name?

9 Feb, 2010

 

No, T threw the box away before I had chance to read it properly.

9 Feb, 2010

 

Shame. Oh well, it'll be a nice surprise then!

9 Feb, 2010

 

I'm growing one that looks like this on the box. I hope it's as lovely.

10 Feb, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

Mine is about a foot tall now ;-) Still a stalk with a blob on top tho lol

10 Feb, 2010

 

I hope so too, Gardengirl.

Oh SID!!! Take yours into a warmer room as well! ;-)

10 Feb, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

Up to about 40cm now, but STILL of stalk with a blob!!!!! :-S

14 Feb, 2010

 

Oh, oh, oh........LOL. LOL. Oh Sarah - that's so funny!

I'm sorry - I shouldn't laugh at the poor thing......but really!!!! ;-)))))))

14 Feb, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

I KNOW!!! Honestly, the anticipation is killing me Barbara!!!!!!

14 Feb, 2010

 

Hee heee..........maybe it will NEVER open! LOL.

14 Feb, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

Agh! Don't joke! 50cm and counting.....

16 Feb, 2010

 

Still no sign of the buds opening? What a shy (little) plant! LOL.

17 Feb, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

Well, today the very top of the blob has slightly opened, kinda like a tulip, so hopefully not too long to wait now!!!

18 Feb, 2010

 

You encouraged me to measure mine it's a bit behind at 20cm but grew 2cm overnight. see what tmw brings.

18 Feb, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

2cm! Wow that's loads! :-0

18 Feb, 2010

 

Can't wait to see it, Sarah! Talk about suspense...

Gardengirl, they are just amazingly fast movers....:-)))

18 Feb, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

Yeah, I'm really going to have to post a picture of it arnt I lol Still no flower to report as yet.........

19 Feb, 2010

 

UN - believable! Photo, please, Sarah. :-)))

19 Feb, 2010

 

Mine's up to 56cm today but no sign of opening yet.

27 Feb, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

It's happened!!! The blob has erupted!!! I've got 2.5 flowers so far!!!! Will try to find time this evening to post up some photos ;-)

5 Mar, 2010

 

Hooray, Sarah - about time! I'll look for photos later. What colour is it?

5 Mar, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

It's a double white with just tiny bits of pink at the tips of the petals. The flowers are HUGE!!! 6" across at least!

5 Mar, 2010

 

Sounds lovely. My 'Black Pearl' has produced a second flower stem - and I didn't even notice. LOL.

5 Mar, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

Oh wow - bonus! Gosh they are amazing things arn't they......

5 Mar, 2010

 

I can't believe I didn't notice! :-))))))

5 Mar, 2010

 

Mine's on it way to according to the box it should be salmon colour. I'll look for your photos too Sid.

5 Mar, 2010

 

Come on, Sarah - I keep popping across to your photos! Where is it?

5 Mar, 2010

 

Mine has finally opened in all it's glory and can be viewed in my photos.

11 Mar, 2010

 

I've looked, and it's a beauty!

11 Mar, 2010



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