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orange, brought to you by amaryllis

a change of pace from snow banks and snow drifts spanish poppies*carmine colored pencil*hot embers*sunrise*sunset* sherbet*apricots*pumpkins*saffron*coral*tangerines*orioles*monarch* butterflies*california poppies*amaryllis*marigolds*butterfly weed* dahlias*mexico*mariachi band*flamenco*flamingoes*koi*tigers*curry* mangoes*melons*passion*love*light*life*autumn leaves*lobster* paella*carrots*salmon*south of france*paul gauguin*van gogh sunflowers*Warhol* and SUMMER  add your orange favorite Amaryllis Hippeastrum

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Six Weeks of Fresh Flowers, for Nine Dollars!

The last stalk of ‘Orange Sovereign’ was cut, the plant discarded, and the pot tucked away for next year’s Hippeastrums. If we had a spare sunny window, I would feed and water the plant during the winter then place outside … Continue reading

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A Second Go-around with Hippeastrum (Amaryllis)

Round Two with Hippeastrum ‘Orange Sovereign’  has given us a second stalk, and it too, is laden with gorgeous, satiny buds. Bulb-buying tip: Upon seeing the second stalk, a friend visiting our home last week remarked that the amaryllis she … Continue reading

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Hippeastrum

A Note about Hippeastrum  Living in New England the year round, with our tiresomely long winter stretching miles before us, followed by a typically late and fugitive spring, we can become easily wrapped in those winter-blues. Fortunately for garden-makers, our thoughts … Continue reading

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