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Sunday, August 7, 2011

Single Surprise

Here she is, the one surprise lily of 2011.


 The leaves looked so good in March.  Last year, I had a lot of surprise lilies.
This year, I have one.


I guess the heat and drought affected the lilies.

12 comments:

  1. mine haven't started blooming yet -- i love August because of these lilies!

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  2. Darn weather! Let's start this year over--I demand a recall--LOL!

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  3. Surprises are always nice, and this surprise lily is lovely.

    FlowerLady

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  4. I thought I only had one, too. But be patient! Now several others are showing up!

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  5. Garden always give gardener special gifts no matter what month of the year. Lovely surprise.

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  6. Very pretty. Mine haven't come up yet. I keep watching for them though.
    Cher Sunray Gardens

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  7. Just wait! (I thought I only had one, too--then came the surprise!)

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  8. I went out and checked mine. .nothing!! But then, I am also still blaming some of it on the transplant 2 falls ago..figured they would be ready to bloom by next year. .hope so!! Give yours a big sniff for me!

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  9. I've never seen a lilly like that, mine are all huge! What kind is it?

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  10. ~Melanie Watts
    It is Lycoris Squamigera. Aka: Surprise Lily, Magic Lily, Resurrection Lily, Naked Lady,

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  11. Beautiful surprise, I am sorry that the storm knocked it over. Next year it will be even more beautiful.

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