Hippaestrum amaryllis in bloom.

This is Hippaestrum amaryllis. Sometimes it’s called the South African Amaryllis, and that’s the name I’m fond of at the moment. This is a Christmas flower, and because this past weekend a few things happened in my life that I thought were worth celebrating, I thought I’d take a time lapse of this lovely little thing blooming.

Some details: 7698 frames, five days, ~115 hours, 181 gigabytes, Sony a6400 w/macro lens.

The piano is a field recording of myself at an airbnb in Tasmania in 2017.

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