As I’ve said before, if you toss out your amaryllis bulb after Christmas because the blooms have fallen off, you’re throwing away a very good thing. Want proof? Just look at the amaryllises now in bloom on Grumpy’s front steps. They all started out as Christmas plants.
more about: Bulbs
Look what popped up in my garden last night after it rained! A red spider lily (Lycoris radiata), one of my favorite fall flowers. If you don’t have any, you really ought to plant some. No bulb is easier and it will probably outlive you.
The best thing about receiving a passalong plant is that every time you see it in your garden, you immediately recall the time you got it and the person who gave it. So it is with my ‘Milk and Wine’ crinum lily, a bulb that will never die.