Last Amaryllis on a Spring Day

I live in Central Florida, growing zone 9B which is semi-tropical. Amaryllis is a subtropical bulb that belongs to the Amaryllidaceae family and is native to South Africa. It is grown as a potted plant in most parts of the United States but can also be grown outdoors year round in warm areas like Florida. Amaryllis sold at Christmas are FORCED bulbs.

Last weekend I went outside in the front yard on a wonderful spring day. There was a breeze with blue skies and wispy clouds.

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Blue Skies At Home

Since Hurricane Ian cut his way through Florida, we’ve had beautiful blue skies, less humidity, and no rain. For several days we even had highs in the 70’s. It felt like winter. I always say the change from the wet season to the dry season is like a switch is flipped.  Today’s photos are beautiful views of blue skies from my yard here in central Florida.  Enjoy!

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