The Butterfly of Winter: Amaryllises

Photography by Kindra Clineff
4. They bloom beautifully from the windowsill. 

A sunny window often fosters compact stems, vigorous performance, and most fervent color, but indirect light from an east- or west-facing window usually works fine. Amaryllises also favor slightly dry soil rather than being soaked, which fits beautifully with most indoor gardeners’ busy lives. And that is all they require. For very little effort, sublime splendor can be yours. Amaryllises transform your windowsill into a winter garden.

Check out our Winter 2018 Issue for more features, style tips, and home tours! 

Winter 2018 issue