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By MELINDA MYERS
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Brighten the indoors with colorful amaryllis blooms

 

November 16, 2017

Longfield-Gardens.com

'Red Pearl,' a newer variety of amaryllis, has huge red velvety flowers that are deep crimson, overlaid with burgundy and maroon.

Brighten those gray winter days with a few colorful, easy-care amaryllis. The 6- to 10-inch trumpet shaped blossoms are sure to generate a smile and brighten your mood. And consider sharing the fun of growing these beauties with friends and families. Watching the bulbs transform into beautiful blossoms is an experience everyone will enjoy – and it's a gift that requires no dusting.

When buying amaryllis, purchase large bulbs for the biggest and longest lasting floral display. One jumbo bulb will send up multiple flower stems over several weeks. Smaller bulbs can be planted two or three to...



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