Thanks, Paul and everyone else. I hope it is a "miniature" Amaryllis since I've never seen one before and this was really pretty. Although it would have been nice to get the real item that Kelly Irvin seems to have gotten. I seem to be having the worst time with wrongly labelled Lycoris! Oh well... --Lee Poulsen Pasadena area, California, USDA Zone 9-10 On Sep 17, 2004, at 5:00 AM, Paul Tyerman wrote: > I'd definitely call it an Amaryllis belladonna as well. I have > belladonnas that range from 12-18 inches in height to around 3 foot or > more..... flowers range dramatically in size and colouration as well. > Also depending on whether involving multiflora breeding they can have > a few flowers all facing the same way, or 25 or more flowers facing in > a full circle. So there is a LOT of variability in belladonnas!! > <grin> > > Your pic looks a lot like my "miniature" which has smaller flowers > than the "normal" belldonna and much smaller leaves. Looking at the > leaves they're so much smaller than the belladonnas, but the flowers > are much closer to normal size. If my form is around then I am sure > that there would be others with smaller leaves and quite probably > smaller flowers. > > Hopefully this is of some help?