Black pearl

tmc2009March 26, 2013

This is the second spike that the bulb put out. Is that usual for amaryllis? I thought they just put up one flower stock.

Here is a link that might be useful: Amaryllis black perl

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Most all hippeastrum bulbs put out 2 to 3 stalks depending on how large the bulb is. Some times 2 scapes can appear simultaneously and the 3rd appears later and, of course sometimes you just get the one...


    Bookmark   March 26, 2013 at 8:56AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
kaboehm (zone 9a, TX USA) Evergreen is putting out scape #4. I've had a few overachievers like that, including Sweet Lillian. Amazes me.

    Bookmark   March 26, 2013 at 1:33PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
OMG! The stink and the shameful waste.
Worsleya aka Blue Amaryllis
I thought I would post my latest pics to a more reasonably...
OK...who won the Houzz iPad??
It wasn't me! Although, with my new Houzz tape measure,...
kaboehm (zone 9a, TX USA)
Hippeastrum machupijchense pollen available
Figured it would be a waste to throw it out. My machupijchense bloomed...
The brighter side of a cold and snowy day...
3 Flower Papilio Bulb #2 opens it's flowers
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™