When I walked into my dining room this morning I knew something was not quite right. It was only later, while having breakfast, that I noticed that the first of my Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) to flower this winter was bent over at a dangerous angle threatening to uproot the bulb and put the second bud at risk. So I cut it immediately and put it in a tall vase. Then I realised it is not only Boxing Day, but also Monday – serendipity! I have a vase to share with you after all!
A neighbour gave me this bunch of red Amaryllis which are also lovely and cheerful on my windowsill.
Do take a look at some of the other festive vases posted for Cathy’s meme on Rambling in the Garden.