Wednesday, March 25, 2015

More Amaryllis

We had a bumper crop of amaryllis. 
The Stardust produced a second stalk and five more flowers. Here they are backlit for a stained glass effect. Note the stamens and carpels in the center of the blossom.
Now Dancing Queen has started to bloom. This flower is a double which means there are more petals. Double flowers are homeotic mutants in which stamens and/or carpels are replaced by petals.
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