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columbiariver

On our place for 36 years. Oregon Z-5/6. #pnw #oregon #native #plantnatives #columbiangardenclub #thankyougardentags Don't do what I do

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columbiariver

@kelsey92 it's not much

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ShelleySnyder

But it soon will be!💘😍

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columbiariver

Perhaps Shelley 🤞🤷 I wonder if I'll get a flower stalk with this happening ☺️ @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

Sure why not!💘😍

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hkyfvr

When I opened my new amaryllis there was a pup at the bottom near the roots. I read that when it is big enough you remove it and pot it up. It will take a few years to flower. My minerva from last year has one too. Bonus plant. The mother plant will still send up a stalk. 👍😍

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columbiariver

Can I ask what type of light you have yours in now Diane? @hkyfvr

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hkyfvr

Sure you can. It is near an east facing window under a grow light that hangs above a lot of my plants. I have a counter in my laundry room for plants. Was supposed to be for laundry 🤣😂

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columbiariver

Thank you Diane. Just checking how others do these. Mine are under a grow light to try and get them going but I wasn't sure. I've never kept them over. Fingers crossed 🤞😘 @hkyfvr

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hkyfvr

The one I posted is a new one. I have mine from last year and am hoping it blooms for me. My first time keeping it over too. Fingers crossed for both of us 🤞🤞

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columbiariver

I don't understand this waxed bulb thing. Must have been for Easter. The tag says not to water. I want to take the wax off of one #amaryllis #rescued #weird #waxed-bulb

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sushiwaitress

I got one as a Christmas gift. I think the wax holds in moisture and keeps it alive without a pot. Mine put up three flower spikes, and a total of 11 flowers. And i think the color of the wax is the color of the flowers.

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moore.794

Read that wax bulbs are for 1 season. Another way to get you to buy more. I would remove wax & grow normaly.

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ShelleySnyder

Wow! Never seen this before!🤔💘😍

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jmlincoln

A girl at work had one of these and it produced several stalks with beautiful flowers! Literally zero water.. I was confused and amazed

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hkyfvr

Saw a video on these and they flowered beautifully the first time then the girl on the video removed the wax for the next blooming. It came off easily for her and it flowered again the next season. She also said her friend put it in her garden and it flowered in spring. Like Maggie did. 👍😍

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columbiariver

Thanks for your advice Ruth, Terry, Shelley, Jackie, Maggie and Diane. I guess I don't get out much, never seen them. The new growth is finally visible tho. I'm not throwing anything away. I've been trying to grow amaryllis from seed. So I'm going to let these bloom! and then remove wax. Then I'll plant them. 💚💚💚💚💚💚 @sushiwaitress @moore.794 @ShelleySnyder @jmlincoln @dirtgirlworld @hkyfvr

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jmlincoln

Be prepared to be amazed haha Keep us posted with its progress!

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richard.spicer.7906

🤦🏼‍♂️ they seem to be the next trend (after the succulents painted in glitter trend) - personally don’t see why this is necessary other than convenience and it doesn’t do them any good in the long term. I’d peel off the wax 👍🏼

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columbiariver

Well, there you go. These seeds are a few years old. A gtags friend sent them. When I got them was a year I had so many seeds I couldn't keep up. I'm keeping up and going back into older stuff now. I was prepared to wait for them to germinate. I'm going to sow something else in the soil now. Give Hanna a curtsey from me. She is my favorite gtags teacher 💙 @dirtgirlworld

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columbiariver

I think I'll peel it off Jackie 😉 it's buggin me on there 💚 @jmlincoln

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columbiariver

It's ridiculous. It bothers me every time I see altered plants like this. Most are probably thrown in the trash. I'm going to peel them Rich 😊 @richard.spicer.7906

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columbiariver

She is a beauty! So nic to come home to. #amaryllis #white #giftfrommyEm 2.1.19

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pelly

That’s beautiful Laura, welcome home😍😍

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gjones

Wow, she's a true beauty!😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

Wow! What a welcome home!!💘😍

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alysha

😍😍🦋 how beautiful

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jeatacake

That's a stunner Laura. Not seen a double flowered one like this before 😍

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carolgs

Gorgeous that is stunning

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columbiariver

Thank you! I'm going to try to find the tag. It came in the mail in january and was frozen, pot was broken. I repotted and kept it warm. And she bloomed! Wonky stem, but who cares!? @cyndi @pelly @gjones @ShelleySnyder @alysha @jeatacake @carolgs

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jeatacake

Well what a recover it's made! Absolutely beautiful 👌

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ShelleySnyder

Welcome Laura! Recovery indeed!!💘😍

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rachelbrooks

What a welcoming committee! 💚

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columbiariver

I know it. I was surprised @cyndi

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