time for paperwhites

November 13, 2014

It's time to plant your paperwhites.  Forcing paperwhites to bloom indoors for Christmas is easy and inexpensive.    I like to figure about 4-5 weeks from planting to blooming, and planting them now will insure blooming, fragrant flowers to enjoy mid December.   I'm hosting a Christmas Tea on the 11th, so I'm hoping I've timed it right.


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  1. Kristen - I love them! Some of my friends don't like the scent, but I do. In addition I love forcing amaryllis bulbs. Cheers, Loi

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  2. I've never forced paperwhites, but I'd like to try. I'm just so afraid they won't bloom. I'm not the best when it comes to "green thumb" stuff! I know you're a wiz at it, so I have no doubt yours will not only bloom, but bloom in the most grand way in time for your tea! I love the examples you posted, especially that first photo!!!

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