The Garden Community for Garden Lovers

Amaryllis on table 2010-04-29


By Balcony

Amaryllis on table 2010-04-29  (Amaryllis Hippeastrum)

My Amaryllis seedlings, which have taken 4 years to reach this, their first flowering season, have come out more or less 50/50 in respect to being deep red or white with red feathering/flushing.

Comments on this photo


they are gorgeous!

30 Apr, 2010


Thank you so much, Michaella. They are very lovely, aren't they?

30 Apr, 2010


50/50 is more than I expected. A nice even variety. Well done Balcony. :-)

1 May, 2010


Great mix of colours. :-))

1 May, 2010


Absolutly beautiful.

1 May, 2010


Thank you everyone for your comments & I'm so pleased you like them! :-)

As there are still a few that haven't flowered yet I'll have to wait a little longer before confirming the 50/50 ratio Pure Red to Red/white. I love them all but the red/white ones more as they are all a little different. One of them has even bigger flowers than the others & they seem to be outliving the others as well.

1 May, 2010


what fantastic crop!~ it's so sad they don't last longer~

4 May, 2010


It is sad - more so when you have had to wait 4 years to see the first flower!!!!

Nevertheless, I have one plant whose flowers have lasted longer than any other & today the 2nd stem is opening its first flowers! :-)

5 May, 2010


What beauties

22 May, 2010


Glad you like them, Grandmage! :-) They do look lovely, don't they? I now have the last 6 pots on the table, the rest are now planted in the allotment. In fact I took half a dozen down this morning! I have about 50 bulbs in all which I have been growing from my own seed during the past 4 years. This is the first time they have ever flowered.

22 May, 2010


What an achievement! Gold medal to you !

22 May, 2010


:-) Thanks for the " Gold Medal"! :-)

I took down the pot with the original 3 bulbs to the allotment this morning & planted it. I now have only 6 more plants to take down & that will be ALL the bulbs planted on the allotment.

The bulbs I've planted up till now look OK & there are no signs of slug or snail damage as yet.

24 May, 2010


Dont speak too soon, I have noticed my lovely Hosta has been nibbled behind my back !!!!!

25 May, 2010


What was it doing behind your back??? :-D

I have planted a couple more today & I still see no sign of snail damage.

26 May, 2010


Balcony, it was munching my bloomin plants behind my back !!! Lol

26 May, 2010


I repeat my question What was it (Hosta) doing behind your back in the first place? ;-) LOL!

28 May, 2010


Still munching Lol :o))

28 May, 2010

Comment on this photo

Pictures tagged with flushing
6 of 6

  • Amaryllis_on_table_close_up_2010_04_29_002
  • You are viewing the last image

What else?

View photos by Balcony

This photo is of species Amaryllis Hippeastrum.

See who else has plants in genus Amaryllis.

This photo is of "Amaryllis" in Balcony's garden

Members who like this photo

  • Gardening with friends since
    23 Mar, 2008

  • Gardening with friends since
    20 Mar, 2009

  • Gardening with friends since
    24 Jun, 2007

  • Gardening with friends since
    29 Mar, 2008

  • Gardening with friends since
    29 Jul, 2008

  • Gardening with friends since
    12 Jan, 2008

  • Gardening with friends since
    8 Apr, 2010

  • Gardening with friends since
    21 May, 2007