Full bloom amaryllis 'evergreen'

ysfex3January 17, 2014

This is my first amaryllis. It looks better than the photo that came with it.

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ysfex3

The one next to the 'evergreen' is a 'dancing queen' double. This picture is a bit old. The first bloom for that one is almost open and it is huge.

    Bookmark   January 17, 2014 at 9:14PM
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jstropic

Very, very pretty and vibrant looking! Nice growing. -J

    Bookmark   January 20, 2014 at 1:58PM
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ysfex3

Thanks for looking J. An update of the 'dancing queen'.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2014 at 9:34PM
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ysfex3

one full bloom. much larger than expected.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2014 at 9:38PM
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ysfex3

they're as large as my open hands! and the 'evergreen' still looks good even when shriveled, like death's hands.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2014 at 9:48PM
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ysfex3

and here's one with the flash for that glowing look.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2014 at 9:53PM
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ysfex3

first of my 'red lion' blooms open. not as bright red as i thought it would be. the pollen stain is from my cross pollination attempt with my 'dancing queen'. an interesting thing with that 'dancing queen', the first bloom had pollen but the second didn't produce any (that i could see).

    Bookmark   January 25, 2014 at 6:43PM
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kaboehm (zone 9a, TX USA)

I don't think it's H. Red Lion. I think it could be H. Black Pearl. Not dark enough to be H. Benfica...
K

    Bookmark   January 26, 2014 at 8:45PM
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ysfex3

I think you may be right. the pictures i could find point to black pearl and not red lion. got it from a local garden center. not complaining though, it looks great.

    Bookmark   January 26, 2014 at 9:37PM
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