Waking the Amaryllis
The Amaryllis plant has come out of the closet after it's two month hibernation in the dark. I've stripped away the dead leaves, and started watering/sunshine.  It is fun to watch this plant grow every year.  I wonder if this year we'll have flowers? Last year it produced two, the year before, four.
amaryllis 3-28
  The anticipation is part of the fun!  I'll be taking a picture every few weeks as it develops.
I was beginning to wonder if we'd lost the amaryllis this year----nothing seemed to be happening for the longest time. But patience is worth the wait! The plant lives!  The tip of the new leaves has shown itself.
amaryllis 3-28 close-up
amaryllis 4/2/98
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