Christmas Cactus lasted through Christmas. Paperwhites opened nicely and these do not have overpowering fragrance. The last Amaryllis buds are fully open.
Outside, Camellia japnonicas have begun to open as
white C. Sasanqua winds down.
The striped blooms at top left are a seedling, as are the small double pinks.
A freeze is expected on Wednesday night.
I may cut every open blossom to bring inside.
Tight buds are safe from the cold but open blooms will turn brown.
A Camellia blossom will float in a bowl of water for several days.
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