Lovers of exotic flowers, which thrive in our region with the right care, have several species to choose from. One of them is amaryllis. Although it does not belong to the list of the most widespread, it does not lag behind the most frequently grown species in anything.
There are several reasons why amaryllis gains a place in households. In addition to beautiful full-color flowers, it will also please with its unpretentiousness, resilience or the possibility of growing it outdoors in the garden and indoors. In both cases, it is a guarantee of reviving the atmosphere and diversifying the environment, which makes the aromatic plant a companion suitable for every household.
Where did the amaryllis come from?
Most exotic species grown in our country originate in Asia or the Mediterranean. However, amaryllis does not belong to this majority. He came to Europe from faraway Latin America. However, its exact origin is not completely known. The plant has been present in Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil for several centuries. Other sources state that 2 specific species came to the old continent from the dry and hot deserts in South Africa.