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White Hippeastrum (Double) 'Alfresco'


White Hippeastrum (Double) 'Alfresco'

The last time I tried to grow this one it just wouldn't grow. I ended up chucking it out in March into a pile of weeds and rubbish under the hedge, where it lived up to its name and produced 7 beautiful blooms in July before dying in the winter. This one has done its job much better, producing two flower scapes on it's first attempt, each with several blooms to come.



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Awe that's a real pretty one .

13 Feb, 2020

 

Thanks 3d. This is one of two that I bought after Christmas in those boxes at the GC. They have surprised me! Yesterday I picked up 2 scented Ginger Lilies for iNside my greenhouse. Its amazing what you can get sometimes! I also got a bag of purple potatoes for chitting. I like growing potatoes...I love eating potatoes!

13 Feb, 2020

 

A nice surprise for you then . Your Ginger lilies sound great cant wait to see them bloom . Potatoes are great for cleaning the ground too so the ground will love them as well 😊 We have all sorts of the old heritage stock organic seeds here not far from where I live it's called Ryton Gardens you have to be a member to buy them if your interested. I heard the university here bought the organic gardens but I am sure you can still join and buy on line I would think.

https://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/hsl

14 Feb, 2020

 

Thank you! X

14 Feb, 2020

 

Your welcome.

14 Feb, 2020

 

Love the way the light is hitting it, effective.

14 Feb, 2020

 

How amazing! didn’t you do well........ginger lilies? will be interesting to see how you do with those!

16 Feb, 2020

 

They are supposed to be hardy in most parts Angela. So mine will be living inside the greenhouse! Lol

16 Feb, 2020



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