Monday, June 7, 2010

Amaryllis

 
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I took this picture several weeks ago in my front flower bed, but I somehow overlooked it until now.

22 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

Thanks for sharing, this flower is sweet beautiful!
Have a nice week,
Léia!

SRQ said...

I never knew that was an amaryllis. I them all over here. Quite pretty.

Abraham Lincoln said...

Beautiful in shape and colors. I have a poppy something like this. the edges are streaked in red.

Ms. Moon said...

You have reminded me that I need more amaryllis in my life!

Misfit in Paradise said...

What a wonderful flower to have in your garden!

Rambling Round said...

Looks like peppermint!

Beth Niquette said...

Oh, Lois! This photo is exquisite--it fills my eyes to the brim--just beautiful in every way.

Sunny said...

This is so pretty and a nice change from the ususal red color.
☼ Sunny

galena said...

beautiful :)

Halcyon said...

What a pretty flower! I like the color. I have never seen a striped one like this.

Kaori said...

Thank goodness you remembered! This is beautiful ;D

Small City Scenes said...

Very pretty. We only have these at Christmas time when they are sold in stores and are forced to bloom as an indoor plant. MB

VP said...

I keep learning names of new flowers, this is wonderful!

Jacob said...

Superb photo! We had a bunch of these in our "garden" at our Ocala house...added a lot to the spring/summer colors.

Pam said...

Gorgeous candy cane Amaryllis, Lois.. their flowers are spectacular aren't they.

Lucy the Cat said...

Wow! What a beautiful blossom!

Tabib said...

Beautiful!
We called this Knight's Star

Leif Hagen said...

What a fabulous flower! I want to get one at Christmas time this year!

JM said...

It's a gorgeous big flower! Lovely close-up, Lois!

Clytie said...

It reminds me of a candy cane! Very beautiful, Lois!

Louis la Vache said...

This is a fine macro shot, Lois.

Lisa Wilson said...

That's so pretty! I remember my grandma had these when I was little.