Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • RECEIVE THE GIFTS MEMBERS SHARE WITH YOU HERE...THEN...CREATE SOMETHING TO ENCHANT OTHERS THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE

    You know what we all love...

    When you enchant people, you fill them with delight and yourself in return. Have Fun!!!

Sign in to follow this  
Crow Hunter

Can someone ID this flower?

Recommended Posts

My wife bought a flower pot at a garage sale this spring- it had a bulb rolling around in it. We plunked the bulb into the garden and it grew. We would like to know what it is, hope someone knows. Hope my picture posting works, thanks for any help.

flowers003.jpg

flowers002.jpg

flowers001.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It almost looks like an amyrillis, but the flower stems are pretty short. The bulbs are sold in kits for forcing indoors during the winter.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It looks like a variety of amaryllis to me even with the short stems. You'll need to pull the bulb in the fall and store it indoors in a cool, dry place and then replant next spring.

You can also put it in good-sized clay pot. In spring, after last frost, you put the pot/bulb in the ground so the lip is just above ground level, a process called "plunging." Then, after the flowers have come and gone, and after the leaves have died (the leaves continue to feed the bulb, which is important), you pull the pot in fall and store the whole thing in a cool dry place (don't water it). If you plunge, make sure you give the soil in the pot adequate fertilizer or use fertilized water periodcially.

Either option will work fine.

You can also Google "amaryllis care" and you'll get more info.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks for the replies. After a little amarillis research I think it is a "Merry Christmas" amarillis.

CH

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • Yup.... 6 & 4 for Lead.... 4 & 2 for steel
    • I ended up framing my house, putting on the T&G , and then spray foaming back against the interior, which may be why I am not seeing any movement... I also used pine vs cedar
    • I agree with the guy who agreed with the other guy.
    • Just wait till they come up with the remote submarine drone with 3d high resolution camera that can see through algae and milfoil and transmit to your eyewear in 3d.   I struggle with properly tying a berkley knot......
    • I agree with rundrave. #4 early and #2 shot later in year
    • Yes, 5/16 T&G I installed last fall. I did the same, but I see this summer it's starting to buckle  
    • Adding a 4th wouldn't do much IMO. The map screen is already too small to be useful when screen is split in 3. I added a Helix 7 G2N to use as a map screen. Networked with other 2 units
    • I could always go and spend more money on an additional unit but some of it is like Floyd said. I have a hard enough time watching one screen. I have the app on my phone. I think that lowrance has the ability to split the screen into 4. I just can't believe I'm the only person who would like to see this but maybe I am. It may not be as big a deal once I get more familiar with the unit. Right now I like to look at all the screens to help discern what it is im seeing on the screen.  I appreciate the input!     
    • Males were on the beds last night on a lake here in the metro. Not my deal, so I let 'em be. Which means I didn't catch much at all compared to last week.   Oh well, be a couple weeks before the summer patterns start happening. Already a hint of cottonwood floating on the water though. *booooo*
    • I would agree with Purple.   Just add an inexpensive unit of your choice for the maps.   You could even use a cheap tablet with the navionics app on it for the mapping, if money was an issue.     You can buy a 7 inch generic (RCA) tablet for around 50 bucks.    A few bucks more gets a holder.