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Amaryllis and poinsettias, Christmas flowers supreme

Only two flowers really represent Christmas: poinsettias and amaryllis. We can't grow these plants outside in our climate, but we can regrow them indoors. Instead of relegating these flowers to the compost heap when they finish blooming, save them for an encore appearance next year. Follow the following instructions to ensure your success.

Amaryllis

In my experience, amaryllis is easy to carry over into the next holiday season. After the flowers have faded, continue to grow the plant as you would many houseplants; give it bright, indirect sunlight and water every time the top 1-2 inches of soi...

 

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