My Red Pearl amaryllis flowers opened today, bulb #27 for the year!
They are streakier than I remember them being last year, but very beautiful.
As a comparison, here are Black Pearl (left) and Red Pearl (right). As you can see, they are about the same size, and Red Pearl is slightly darker and more of a true red, not as orangy. I also like the more star-shaped flowers with the pointier petals better.
I have one more red amaryllis to open (Benfica), and then I will be able to declare The Best Red. So far, Red Pearl is still winning.