It’s Amaryllis blooming time!

pink & white tlower

Hippeastrum sp. or ‘Amaryllis’ found on the Amaryllidaceae family

side view of one of the flowers

Side view of one of the flowers

The Tucker greenhouse has lots of Amaryllis bulbs that produced healthy, strong leaves months ago.  Just two weeks ago, a bloom stalk emerged on one plant, then another.  Today these blooms have opened…..The flowers have six ‘tepals’, six stamens, and a three-lobed stigma.  They smell good too!