Tag Archives: Hippeastrum

Hip, Hip, Hippeastrum!

I bought 3 huge bulbs of Hippeastrum Temptation before Christmas and planted them up straight away. It wasn’t long before they showed signs of growing, much to my delight.

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More than just a sprinkling.

On one hand, we didn’t have as much snow as had been forecast, which is good, but we had enough to make driving a bit of a worry, it was very icy under the snow. Getting out of my little … Continue reading

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A mixed bag for February.

As usual I have a few photos taken during this last month that wouldn’t make a post by themselves, but by putting them together they make a mixed bag for February. I’ll start with a couple of sunrises, they have … Continue reading

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Conservatory colour carries on.

Colour is still showing in the bulbs and plants which we have in the cool conservatory, they have now been joined by Hippeastrum and Narcissus,  some of the early ones to flower have now finished and will soon be planted … Continue reading

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Happy Hippeastrum.

It is years and years since I have grown a Hippeastrum or is it an Amaryllis. According to my big Bulb book by Anna Pavord, they are definitely Hippeastrum. When I last grew them,  I didn’t know the first thing … Continue reading

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