The Amaryllis flowers continue to bloom in my yard and containers. A couple of different varieties have bloomed since the previous post on Amaryllis. The picture above is of a Double Blossom Peacock Amaryllis and is without a doubt the most striking of the Amaryllis in my yard. The large double flowers with the red trimmed petals and white centers are simply beautiful. A flower is considered a “double” when it has extra petals, sometimes looking as if there is a flower within a flower.
I also have a Lemon Lime Amaryllis blooming in my yard. This very pale green Amaryllis has a medium-sized flower and the greenish, sometimes pale yellow, petals are very subtle, as you can see below.
One of my favorite Amaryllis is the White Christmas Amaryllis. It has very large flowers on tall stalks with a light green throat. This large white flower is an attention getter among my other Amaryllis. The pictures below show the elegant beauty of the White Christmas Amaryllis still blooming in my yard.
White Christmas Amaryllis are even beautiful and interesting from the back with their green petal spine that goes from a dark green to an almost pale yellow at the tip.
To learn more about Amaryllis and ‘double-flowers’ visit the websites below:
- Easy to Grow Bulbs – White Christmas
- Gardener’s Supply Company – Amaryllis
- Wikipedia – Double-flowered