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Sunday, July 11, 2010

Day Lilies in Bloom

The perimeter of our pool is planted with perennial flowers. At this point in the summer, the day lilies dominate the garden. The highest concentration of blooms is usually the third and fourth week of July. During that two week period we average between 85-100 blossoms everyday. This year many of our plants are flowering about two weeks earlier than usual. Unfortunately, a few of the lilies that usually bloom in August are starting to open. That probably means that garden will have bloomed itself out by the first week of August.
It definitely makes me happy to wake up each morning and greet the day by checking to see which of the lily blossoms  will spend their one short day with us.



6 comments:

  1. Oh, my favorite flower! So nice.

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  2. Your day lilies are gorgeous! I've enjoyed visiting your blog. Thanks for the nice comment on my quilts.

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  3. Hello,I love the colours in your day lillies. They really are a tough plant. I just have a plain yellow one. Happy days.
    Bev.xoxo

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  4. Hi Katie! Where do you live in NY? I lived in Potsdam and went to school there... My daughter and son live north of Lake George area.. in Adirondacks.
    So glad you found me so that now I can find YOU!!!! XO

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  5. Hello charming lady...I am a new follower who is already inspired by your taste...looking forward to the charming bong..
    blessings charming madame samm

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  6. They're gorgeous! Wish we could have a cup of coffee - and I could enjoy them with ya in person (smile)!

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