Today's Flowers: Lily

From August 18, 2011

The lilies at the New Hanover County Arboretum were just gorgeous. Their beautiful colors and textures stood out especially on a gray day that would eventually bring a good, drenching storm. Before then, though, their orange velvet petals stretched out like an invitation.

Today's Flowers

Comments

  1. What a gorgeous flower and such vibrant colors! You did get a terrific capture for the day, Sandy! Hope your weekend is going well!

    Sylvia

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  2. Anonymous10:14 PM

    you are in paradise Sandy!

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  3. Anonymous11:46 PM

    Reminds me of our early summer orange lilies. But this one has deeper, richer colours.

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  4. Beautiful photo of the lily!
    Happy Sunday!

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  5. that orange is so rich and beautiful!

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  6. Gosh but that lily is so beautiful!
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  7. My dad had a full yard of them.

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  8. Very beautiful shot!
    Thanks for sharing;o)

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    Have a nice and happy Sunday****

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  9. Lovely color, almost like copper.

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  10. Looks almost like an orchid !

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  11. Absolutely beautiful!

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  12. Beautiful shot of the lily.

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  13. It is beautiful, Sandy! I love the daylilies!

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  14. We have a wild tiger lily here in the mountains. I think they have turned into pumpkins though. http://looseleafnotes.com

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  15. Yes that looks like orange velvet, that's a really in color in decorating this season.

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  16. orange velvet like a 70's couch when we loved it!


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  17. Anonymous9:21 PM

    love the burnt orange color n the beauty of lily!

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  18. Beautiful lily, Sandy!

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  19. Beautiful image! Flowers look so inviting, if only they last, fresh and pretty!

    Hank

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  20. Beautiful capture.;) I love lilies and considering that my name means White Lily, you just made my Monday morning.;)
    Have a lovely one as well,
    xoxo

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  21. What superb colour Sandy! I could use some of that forecast rain. Our temps are already soaring and the ground is drying up as you watch.

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  22. beautiful bloom. somehow represents the much needed hope for another possible global crisis.

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  23. It's a beauty Sandy. I love all the different colors you can get with the lily, and yours is such a pretty color.

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  24. Wonderful macro photography.

    Regards and best wishes

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