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Red Hippeastrum

Its bold red trumpet flowers,

its daring vibrancy,

its rich blush

are living splendour 24 more words


The Hippeastrums, The Bees and The Spider

The Hippeastrums flowering this year has been spectacular. Perhaps the lack of rain over winter has been just the thing the bulbs needed. Doing a garden inspection after I arrived home from my holiday, seeing who survived and who thrived, the splashes of red of the Hippeastrums dominated the garden. 181 more words


In a Pot on Monday - Unexpected Bloom

There is no vase from me today as everything is rather soggy and I have been distracted by a surprise find in the greenhouse this week.  142 more words


What means Hippeastrum?

 A little bit until will bloom …hehehe :)

“Hippeus” in Greek means “knight”and “Astron” means “star”. So British botanist, William Herbert, in 1821, called it “Knight star”. 22 more words

Flower Arrangements

Waiting for Spring: GBBD, March 2015

It has been a snowy day in Maine – a warning that we should not be lulled by recent spring-like temperatures and melting into thinking that winter is over. 334 more words