About a year ago, I got an email from a flower company offering to send me a box of three amaryllis bulbs. I said yes, in part because my mom also grows and gives away amaryllis plants each winter, but mostly because I love flowers, even if I am probably not supposed to accept them or anything else for free. Then last fall I emailed my mom about it.
EZ: What do you like about giving amaryllis bulbs as gifts? I like that they're almost ridiculously easy, and then somehow also never die. And randomly (or not so randomly) rebloom.
Elizabeth Fox: Amaryllis are like dessert, at least for [...]