Category Archives: Amaryllis

My Amaryllis, continued from February 2014

Yesterday my walking group visited the botany greenhouses at the University of Washington. We saw a very stinky plant, big and ugly, and full of flying insects that were attracted to the smell that we found repellant. To each his … Continue reading

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My Amaryllis

My first amaryllis bulb was a Christmas gift, many, many years ago. In early spring I watched the flower stem creep up and then blossom into four beautiful red trumpets; after that the sword-shaped leaves began to rise, the flowers … Continue reading

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