Phlowers – Late to the Show/Flower of the Day

On the coldest day of the year my Christmas Amaryllis is finally in full bloom. She’s late to the show, but sometimes a glamorous entrance is better than being on time. In these cold days of mid-winter, the blossom is a welcome addition to the house.

This post is part of Cee’s Flower of the Day.

18 thoughts on “Phlowers – Late to the Show/Flower of the Day

    1. Timelesslady

      You’re right Susie…It might be in the lily family. I will have to look it up. It grows from a bulb that is dried up and shriveled in appearance when it is planted…then the miracle of green leaves and flowers.

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    1. Timelesslady

      Oh Janie, that is horrifying. I went out this morning and the bank clock and temperature said 11 degrees. That is downright warm compared to your temperatures.

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      1. Heat wave, Kathy (11 degrees) !! Believe last night we dropped down to -55. My big issue, I live in a brick apt building built in the 1940’s – it has NO insulation. Even the interior walls are cold to the touch. I am wearing multiple layers of clothing – from my head to my feet. ☹️

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        1. Timelesslady

          I get a lot of cold air near my windows too Janie. We let the heat go down to 62 through the day and so the upstairs is nearer 59. I would have multiple layers on too. We are going up to the 50’s this weekend on Sunday. This is the craziest winter ever.


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