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Amaryllis Plants: Anyone Can Grow Amaryllis Bulbs
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Amaryllis Plants: Anyone Can Grow Amaryllis Bulbs

The Amaryllis am-uh-RIL-us is considered one of the easiest bulbs to grow. It also has one of the most distinct appearances.It is the only genus that belongs to the subtribe Amaryllidaceae. However, it does have some well known relatives including:The large Crinum Lily‘Naked Lady” AmaryllisAmazon Lily (Eucharis grandiflora)The Amaryllis lily plant is native to South Africa and has become a favorite for adding color indoors and to porches and sunrooms during the winter.

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Agapanthus Plant: How To Care For The Blue African Lily of the Nile

Who doesn’t love the blue flowers of the Agapanthus plant? Agapanthus is the name of the genus for the exotic blue African Lily of the Nile. These showy perennials, native to South Africa, hold a strange beauty.Agapanthus “African Lily” FactsOrigin: South AfricaFamily: Agapanthaceae (agapanthus family)Common Name: Blue African Lily of the Nile, African lilyPlant Type: herbaceous perennialHeight: Depending on variety – 18 inches to 5 feetLeaves: Lance or strap-shaped, narrow to broad, gray green to medium greenFlowers: Fragrant, Dark blue through white, Upright, bell-shaped, tubular and pendulous.
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How To Care For And Grow Fritillaria Bulbs

Fritillaria bulbs, there is nothing common about the spring blooming Fritillaria.The Fritillaria has many common names:Checked head daffodilCheckered lilyDropping tulipGuinea flowerGuinea-hen flowerLeper lily… and many others.Fritillaria bulbs are from the lily family. They are perennials, are deer resistant, have deciduous foliage, and bloom during spring.
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Clivia Care – Learn To Grow Clivia Plants

Question: I have a clivia plant, or kaffir lily, and would like to know something about its culture.Quick Answer: The clivia plant is an easily grown houseplant from South Africa. It should be potted in rich potting soil with a little peat added and should not be repotted again until the fleshy roots have entirely outgrown the pot.
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Silver Squill Care: All About Growing Ledebouria Socialis

Silver Squill or Ledebouria Socialis Le-de-BOR-ree-a So-KEE-ah-liss plants are geophytic succulents from the subfamily of Hyacinthaceae.This species of perennial bulbous plants are native to the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.This small, attractive bulbous plant is the favorite among the genus Ledebouria, grown by collectors of unusual and rare plants, as well as enthusiasts of pot plants and bulb lovers.
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Hyacinth Care: Growing Bulbs Indoor & Outdoors

Who doesn’t like colorful Hyacinth bulbs or any bulb plant with their beautiful flowers and their wonderful scents? Everyone loves to have this type of plant in their garden!Hyacinth plants are common spring-flowering bulbs known for their flamboyant, beautiful and exceptionally fragrant blooms.Hyacinth bulb can be planted in a bed, pot, vase, and window planter boxes; they look beautiful when planted in groups.
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Peruvian Daffodil Care: How To Grow Spider Lily Ismene

If you are the impatient type who can’t wait half the summer for a blossom, then try easy to grow spider lilies (Peruvian Daffodil) – they will delight you.The Peruvian Daffodil plant from the family Hymenocallis is also known as spider lily, basket flower, Pancratium calathinum and Ismene calathina.
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Mexican Tiger Flower: How To Care For The Tigridia Pavonia

The Mexican Tiger Flower, (Tigridia pavonia) or simply called the “Tigerflower”, “Peacock flower”, or the “Mexican shell flower” is one plant that should get more recognition for the garden.People often confuse this with the Mexican sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia), which blooms a different flower famous among butterflies of North America such as the heliconius hecale and the tiger swallowtail butterfly.
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Your Complete Guide To Planting And Growing Caladium Bulbs

Caladiums are very attractive tropical perennial plants hailing from South America and Central America. Most Caladiums we see in the United States come from Brazil.These colorful plants are members of the Arum family (Voodoo Lily is a relative), and you can find thousands of cultivars to choose from.
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Canna Plant Care: How To Grow Canna Lilies

Here’s the deal… Canna Lily Care is easy!The canna lily plant is a flamboyant summer flowering plant with a bold look. The plant grows from thick, fleshy bulbs. Canna is a genus in the banana family called Cannaceae.These beautiful garden plants are low maintenance, easy to grow herbaceous perennials.
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Amazon Lily Plant: How To Care For The Eucharis Lily

The Amazon Lily plant, whiter than snow outside the greenhouse window are the five petals of the “eucharist lily” the Eucharis grandiflora YOU-kar-is gran-di-FLO-ra .Lovely, too, is its chartreuse lined perianth-cup, with six anthers and a white central pistil, that gives off a delicate perfume reminiscent of several tropical plants.
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Chionodoxa Bulb Care: Learning To Grow Glory Of The Snow

Chionodoxa Kye-oh-no-DOKS-uh is a genus of bulbous perennial plants belonging to the Asparagaceae family along with Agave and Sansevieria.Known by its common name, Glory of the Snow, this plant is native to the eastern Mediterranean, particularly Turkey, Cyprus, and Crete.Chionodoxa species are very similar to the plants from the Scilla genus.
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Are Lily Of The Valley Plants Poisonous?

Convallaria majalis (kon-vuh-LAIR-ee-uh maj-AY-liss) is one of the most popular garden plants out there.Despite being a member of the Lillaceae family, it’s not a true lily and is best known by the common name lily of the valley.The plant has sweet-smelling bell-shaped white flowers that have also earned it the nicknames Mary’s tears, May bells, and Our Lady’s tears for its extensive use during Easter.
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Amaryllis Plants: Anyone Can Grow Amaryllis Bulbs

The Amaryllis am-uh-RIL-us is considered one of the easiest bulbs to grow. It also has one of the most distinct appearances.It is the only genus that belongs to the subtribe Amaryllidaceae. However, it does have some well known relatives including:The large Crinum Lily‘Naked Lady” AmaryllisAmazon Lily (Eucharis grandiflora)The Amaryllis lily plant is native to South Africa and has become a favorite for adding color indoors and to porches and sunrooms during the winter.
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Pregnant Onion Plant Care: Growing The Unique Ornithogalum Caudatum

The ‘Pregnant Onion” – Ornithogalum caudatum or-ni-THOG-al-um kaw-DAY-tum is a bulbous flowering plant belonging to the Asparagaceae plant family. The family is known famously for the asparagus plant.Most call caudatum by its common names:Pregnant onion plantFalse onionFalse sea onionSea onionOriginally found in South Africa, the Ornithogalum caudatum also known as (Ornithogalum longibracteatum, Ornithogalum bracteatum and Albuca bracteata) has become popular, thanks to its unique characteristics.
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