Don’t throw away these holiday flowers.
Save the Amaryllis/Hippeastrum bulbs until spring.
Plant them outside in a sunny location with good drainage.
Add compost to the hole and plant with the shoulders showing.
They will bloom in May or June.
Multiple stems with many flowers will show off for several weeks.
Then cut the stems and leave the foliage.
They will come back every year with more blooms.
I do add a layer of mulch in late fall in case we have a cold winter here in Zone 7.
These are scattered around my gardens to fill in
while waiting for the daylilies to take center stage in June.
You can rescue them for 1/2 price or less in January.
Every year, I add a new Amaryllis outside.