There is no vase from me today as everything is rather soggy and I have been distracted by a surprise find in the greenhouse this week. Having a tidy up and jiggling things around I discovered that Hippeastrum ‘Ever Green’ had produced a flower bud despite my belief that it was resting.
I can only assume that the cool and moist state of the greenhouse this summer has encouraged it and I suppose it means that it won’t be flowering this Christmas. Never mind I will have to just enjoy the other Hippeastrums I have provided they decide to flower and maybe I might just have to purchase a few more bulbs as a back up.
And here you can see how wonky the stem is due to it striving for light from its place tucked down the side of the staging before its rescue.
For proper Vases on Monday pop over to Cathy’s where you will find links to lots of seasonal floral delights.