It would be interesting to do time lapse photography on the amaryllis. From its beginnings out of the box on Dec. 21, and an update on Jan. 8, it has been rapidly progressing to its goal of putting on a dazzling display. There are 4 flower buds, with the largest looking to open any day. As soon as that occurs I will post the resulting bloom(s). What an incredible piece of work - what human hands can replicate this ?