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Hippeastrum (Knight's-star-lily) is a genus of about 90 species and over 600 hybrids and cultivars of perennial herbaceous bulbous plants.  Hippeastrum is a genus in the family Amaryllidaceae.  For many years there was confusion among botanists over the generic names Amaryllis and Hippeastrum, one result of which is that the common name "amaryllis" is mainly used for cultivars of this genus, often sold as indoor flowering bulbs particularly at Christmas in the northern hemisphere…

Hippeastrum (Knight's-star-lily) is a genus of about 90 species and over 600 hybrids and cultivars of perennial herbaceous bulbous plants. Hippeastrum is a genus in the family Amaryllidaceae. For many years there was confusion among botanists over the generic names Amaryllis and Hippeastrum, one result of which is that the common name "amaryllis" is mainly used for cultivars of this genus, often sold as indoor flowering bulbs particularly at Christmas in the northern hemisphere…

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Paperwhites — Nice idea to plant them at the bottom of such a tall container; all of mine fell over! ✿⊱╮♡ ✦ ❤️ ●❥❥●* ❤️ ॐ ☀️☀️☀️ ✿⊱✦★ ♥ ♡༺✿ ☾♡ ♥ ♫ La-la-la Bonne vie ♪ ♥❀ ♢♦ ♡ ❊ ** Have a Nice Day!

trollius cultorum- to plant with amsonia

trollius cultorum- to plant with amsonia

Ilex verticillata

Ilex verticillata Winter Red® Winterberry from Pleasant Run Nursery

3 ways to make a topiary - This is a great article with detailed instructions on how to make Ivy, Rosemary and Boxwood topiaries. - The House That Lars Built

3 ways to make a topiary

Sensitive Plant - Mimosa pudica

Tickle Me Plant Sensitive Plant - Mimosa pudica - It has a curious way of deterring would-be predators: when the leaves are touched they curl up to reveal spiky thorns—enough to scare off any passing animal that might take a liking to the juicy leaves

This is not in a windowsill but of course could be put in one very easily.  It's a collection of succulents growing in vintage coffee cans.  Very neat and colorful with all the graphics of the labels on the cans.  I'm sure cans like this could be found on sites such as eBay or Etsy and of course garage sales.  Very pretty.

Vintage Coffee Ads, Vintage Coffee Machine Vintage Coffee Cans Crafts with Vintage Cans Everybody loves coffee .

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