Big, showy amaryllis flowers hold their own in complex arrangements or as simple containers of forced blossoms
We’ve rounded up the most popular amaryllis arrangements from the pages of Flower magazine. Find everything from simple containers of forced blossoms to show-stopping compositions. Big, showy amaryllis flowers hold their own in complex arrangements. And don’t be surprised to see arrangements that work beyond the holiday season.
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Connecticut designer Carmiña Roth gravitates toward amaryllis during the holidays. “The red amaryllis is one of my favorite choices when decorating for the Christmas season,” she says. Photo by Tria GiovanSee More "Flowers of Christmas"
Tom Mathieu's chic bundle of apricot 'Rilona’ amaryllis with kiwi vine reminds us that not all amaryllis are red and white. See More of Mathieu's Designs
Pat Roberts and Sherry Spencer, the mother-daughter duo behind Southern Blooms, designed this arrangement with ‘Piano’ garden roses, ‘Red Charm’ peonies, red amaryllis, oncidium orchids, blue viburnum berries, string of pearls succulents, begonia foliage, camellia foliage, nandina foliage, olive foliage, cedar foliage, and curly willow. Photo by Kip Dawkins See more Christmas Party Arrangements
In Charleston, Heather Barrie of Gathering Floral & Event Design saw a whitewashed wall is an ideal canvas for this burst of coral blossoms including ‘Rilona’ amaryllis, bromeliad buds, lisianthus and ranunculus. Photo by Christopher Shane
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Not just for Christmastime, spring-blooming coral amaryllis paired with a white, cut-out container is a surprising take on retro style from from Jay Lugibihl of Bloom. See More Lugibihl Designs
Tricia Foley keeps simple Christmas decorations beautifully serene, incorporating organic touches with what she calls her “50 shades of white.” She prefers single-flower arrangements, and white amaryllis are the stars of her floral show in winter. Photo by Marili Forastieri See more of Foley's Designs
Poinsettia, paperwhites, and amaryllis bring Christmas cheer to a lovely crowd of blooms and greenery in a masterful mix by Kiana Underwood of Tulipina
. Photo by Nate Underwood See More "Flowers of Christmas"
Michal Evans, one of Atlanta’s premier floral and event designers, accentuates the luxe decor of interior designer Suzanne Kasler's home with a painterly arrangement of ‘Mocca’ amaryllis, ‘Babylon’ dahlias, cymbidium orchids, sedum, gypsy dianthus, and jasmine vine. Photo by Erica George DinesMore Michal Evans Arrangements
For an amaryllis topiary, Greg Campbell of Garden District in Memphis demonstrates how to make an impact using just one variety of flower and a few of his trade secrets. Photo by Jay AdkinsSee the How-To
Ray Jordan and Janet Jackson of FlowerBuds mass deep-red flowers of amaryllis, ‘Freedom’ roses, and scarlet spray roses in a heart-shaped silver vase, adding a dramatic exclamation point to this neutral corner. See More from FlowerBuds
In lieu of traditional flower arrangements on this table, Stephen Sonnier designed “runners” made from garlands of boxwood embellished with seasonal blooms in varying shades of white, including amaryllis, peonies, and open ‘O’Hare’ and ‘Patience’ roses. See More from this Party
"My table is layered with suzani tablecloths, Indian palampores, 18th-century Spanish pottery, and Swiss etched crystal with mountain scenes. I pile the table with greens from the garden, ruby amaryllis, red roses, and edelweiss."—Michelle Nussbaumer. Photo by Melanie AcevedoSee more from Nussbaumer
A small arrangement of amaryllis ‘Tarantula,’ anemones, mixed eucalyptus, painted plumosa, poinsettia and foraged bits continues the ethereal mood of the Ashley Spotswood's holiday décor and Holly Carlisle’s artistic approach. Photo by David HillegasSee More of Carlisle's Designs
Laura Dowling's stately arrangement of poinsettias, lilies, amaryllis, roses, evergreens, and berries remains the focal point of the entryway throughout the holiday season. Photo by Erik KvalsvikMore of Dowling's Arrangements
At a Christmas party for designer Simon Pearce, a bowl of forced amaryllis and branches commands attention at an appetizer station. Photo by Marie LabbanczSee More from this Party
Of Christmas colors, Barry Dixon says, "My reds and greens are rarely traditional ones. I love citrine and magnolia-leaf greens, and the reds lean towards orange and vermillion." Here, a vase is filled with limes, magnolia leaves and white amaryllis.See More from Dixon's Elway Hall
Don’t miss P. Allen Smith’s tips for growing amaryllis flowers.
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