Monday, 8 December 2008

Amaryllis in the Evening








Pink Clouds and Red Amaryllis
From My Window
Monday Night

17 comments:

  1. I've always enjoyed the sound of that flower name, although I'm still not sure I can pronounce it right myself.

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  2. Amaryllis are one of my favourite flowers for Christmas. Beautiful photos.

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  3. Charles Gramlich,
    I am not quite sure if my spelling is right. ;-)

    Barbara Martin,
    I plant several bulbs every winter, carefully selecting the color, whites only. Well, this one not only blooms way ahead of the others, it also turned out to be red. *smile*

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  4. Simply beautitious...just made up the word. Lovely shots Merisi.

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  5. Truly beautiful! Such rich colors! The skies remind me of ours here in Washington. Thanks for the gorgeous photos!

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  6. What beautiful photos! I especially love that last one. Thanks for posting them :).

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  7. Beautiful. Tough word to say with a hangover!

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  8. I wasn't able to force my Amaryllis this year in time for Christmas - a tradition for me. They're so beautiful. Will get some bulbs as soon as I can and at least have them for January. In the meantime I'll enjoy these from your magnificent city.
    Catherine

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  9. Such a gorgeous red!
    My amaryllis from last Christmas is residing under my kitchen sink in the dark... I shall get it out at Christmas and give it some water, and see if it will bloom again... I hope so!

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  10. yes! amaryllis. I have two in my room. both blooming right now. One is a pink and white. The other is red and white. Pink has 5 flowers on it! I never seen that before.

    Have photos too but still on the camera.

    www.thequietone.net

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  11. The sky is serene and the flowers are beautiful.
    A beautiful post!

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  12. Photowannabe,
    thank you, your sweetitious! :-)

    Sylvia K,
    thank you! :-)

    Marilyn Brant,
    you are welcome! :-)

    David McMahon,
    David, is this really you? *grin*
    There must have been great celebrations going on downunder, to put you in such a state! ;-)

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  13. A Thousand Clapping Hands,
    I never managed to get a repeat performance out of my Amaryllis,
    and lately I simply give them away when they stop blooming.

    I have planted them later in December, to have them blooming after I take the Christmas tree down. This year, I simply did not want to wait. ;-)

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  14. Shammickite,
    good luck and great blooms! :-)

    Cathy,
    I am looking forward to your photos! :-)

    Vicky,
    yes, what a gorgeous surprise! :-)

    Carletta,
    thank you! :-)

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  15. However, let not the Amaryllis detract from the great pictures of the alto-cumulus at the top!

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  16. Queen of the Rose photos and now Queen of the Amaryllis photos as well! Don't you just love their red color?! Happy Tuesday!
    ~Allie

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