Amaryllis drops

J.E. Shields
Tue, 02 Feb 2010 04:59:14 PST
Dennis et al.,

It also shows that the vascular connections from the wilted flowers were 
still open.  I'm not sure about Hippeastrum, but in Hemerocallis it has 
been shown that as the flower wilts, nutrients are recovered from the 
flower and recycled into the rest of the plant.

This rather nicely justifies being too lazy to remove spent blossoms.

Jim Shields
in chilly Westfield, Indiana

At 11:15 AM 2/2/2010 +0100, Janos wrote:
>I think it is normal.
>It is probably water. Have you watered it lately?
>2010/2/2 Dennis Kramb <>
> > I cut the spent flowers off my amaryllises and one particular plant
> > formed these cool tear drops the next day.
> >
> >…
> >

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