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P is for Peruvian Daffodils

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P is for Peruvian daffodils. I’ve picked a gardening theme for Alphabe-Thursday so that I can post photos of beautiful blooms to cheer us up through the cold, winter days.  Peruvian Daffodils are sometimes referred to as spider flower, probably for the long petals and stamens.  They belong to the family of Amaryllidaceae I love the green stripes inside the plant.  The blooms can be up to 10 cm. across. These are tender perennials where I live and I dig the bulbs each fall and store them in a cool, dark place. Each spring I plant the bulbs in large pots.
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