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Amaryllis growing under my bottle brush tree


Amaryllis growing under my bottle brush tree



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they are lovely

30 May, 2012

 

Thanks Sticki, next year I will have pure red ones next to these.

30 May, 2012

 

ooh wow! how lovely

30 May, 2012

 

I just have to wait to make the swap with the lady who has the pure red ones.

30 May, 2012

 

Gorgeous!

30 May, 2012

 

Thanks Sheilar. ;o)

30 May, 2012

 

Alex, these are absolutely fab! Wish I could grow them in the garden like that! Still I don't do too badly in the Conservatory :o)))

30 May, 2012

 

Thanks Petaltracey. I would love a glass greenhouse for a few tropical plants!

31 May, 2012

 

Excellent Alex!
I'm tempted to try a few in the rockery here - it's very sheltered...........

31 May, 2012

 

that is a real beauty

31 May, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Look lovely so much better and more natural than in pots.

31 May, 2012

 

very nice Alex...

31 May, 2012

 

Go for it Meanie. They grow really well here in our lovely warm climate (like our friend Delonix would say) ;o)))

1 Jun, 2012

 

Thanks Paul, I spotted a pure white one the other day......

1 Jun, 2012

 

I agree with you Bjs. But....some plants must be kept in pots. I lost a tropical plant that I really liked this winter....learned my lesson the hard way. Never know what mother nature has planned.

1 Jun, 2012

 

Thank you Sl.

1 Jun, 2012

 

Wow! Gorgeous! All the Amaryllis are done blooming here in San Diego.

2 Jun, 2012

 

Thanks Delonix, there are still loads blooming here. See my red carpet???

2 Jun, 2012

 

Yes, it looks great!

2 Jun, 2012

 

Climate not so warm, but worth a go maybe............

2 Jun, 2012

 

It's nice in the ground but not so nice on concrete. Oh well, we can't have it all.

2 Jun, 2012

 

Would you keep it in a pot Meanie?

2 Jun, 2012

 

I just realized what you meant about the red carpet! LOL!

I have the same problems with the red stamens from my neighbor's bottlebrush tree. It makes my shade tent for my plants and the concrete red!

Meanie, go for it! I would plant a bottlebrush where you live...they are very, very hardy especially when they get large.

4 Jun, 2012

 

I was talking about trying a few Amaryllis Delonix!!
Now that you mention it though, a Callistemon is tempting.......

I'd sink a few in pots Alex, and bury some really deep too just to compare them.

4 Jun, 2012

 

Meanie:

I'm all confused! It's not the first time! LOL! :>)

Amaryllis is a bulb, though many are native the American tropics, the bulbs can be insulated by the ground, as long as they don't get too wet in winter.

4 Jun, 2012

 

That's my thinking too Delonix - plant 'em deep in the rockery which is a nice little micro climate sheltered by walls and the house, and should be free draining too.

4 Jun, 2012

 

It sounds like a great plan! I'm sure they grow very well for you.

5 Jun, 2012

 

You're funny Delonix.

Good luck with your bulbs Meanie.

5 Jun, 2012

 

They might Delonix. Of course, they could also say "stuff this" and turn to mush! Gotta try these things though..........

5 Jun, 2012

 

Meanie:

Try to stay optimistic! I know it's difficult for me to really comprehend the weather there...especially after this last winter here in San Diego, which was so very warm.

6 Jun, 2012

 

They do or they don't Delonix - it's an experiment, so no point in getting down if it fails.

6 Jun, 2012



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