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Re: Amaryllis??


 Have wanted an amaryllis for a long time but am heartily opposed to the idea of disposable plants and had always heard these were unlikely to bloom again.  If this is untrue then I have been really missing out on something...and I'll have to rectify that a.s.a.p.

Melody, IA (Z 5/4)

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
--Albert Einstein --- On Wed 12/11, Maria Olshin < marolsh@ptd.net > wrote:From: Maria Olshin [mailto: marolsh@ptd.net]To: gardenchat@hort.netDate: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 13:55:59 -0500Subject: Re: [CHAT] Amaryllis??I got one of Wally World's $5 Apple Blossoms two years ago. It bloomednicely and rather than toss it, I carried it on and put it out on the deckfor the summer. Last winter it just sprouted a few leaves in the house, butI couldn't bring myself to deep-six it, so it spent another summer on thedeck, where it decided to bloom in August. It's still in its original pot,too. I wonder what it might do if I fussed over it?Maria> > ok, lets start a real garden chat to warm things up.> I've seen the amaryllis at Lowe's and have been soooooo tempted, but have> any of y'all nursed these pups along from year to year successfully?  I am> seriously tempted.  I'd feel like a better plant mom if they came back the> next year. I know they are sort of disposable, but you know how that is..> LOL! I've been dropping hints like crazy but I'll bet no one gets me a 4.99> amaryllis.  <sigh>> -Peg in Va *luscious* zone 7 (grew up in snot freezin' zone 5).> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the> message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT---------------------------------------------------------------------To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with themessage text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT

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