I treated myself to 3 hippeastrum/amaryllis bulbs from my favourite discount supermarket Aldi a couple of months ago, the £2.49 price tag justifying the triple purchase and allowing me to have a group planting of the same variety in one big pot (take note that I said of the same variety… ). They were started off on December 4th, to follow on from the Dancing Queen which had been planted in October and which you may recall having seen in a couple of vases. The first hint of colour was apparent a week or so ago and aroused my suspicions, which were confirmed yesterday – there was a Red Lion roaming loose amongst the Apple Blossom! Sadly, the proposed impact of the multiple planting was just not the same…
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