What’s Blooming – Lilies!

Seems like we swung into summer with a vengeance. Lots of heat and humidity and a *lot* of rain. It has  rained pretty much every day for the last few weeks!

Butterfly weed:

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Haven’t seen any butterflies yet, though.

The hot papaya cone flower has a lot of blooms now:

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The razzmatazz has one bloom on it so far.  This is my oldest plant.  It has to be 8 years old now.

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This is one of my new lilies that I planted last fall.  It is a hardy Orienpet from John Scheepers:

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Maybe a foot and a half tall.  This is Anastasia:

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It is just lovely and smells so good!!   I need to find more room for these.

The old fashioned day lilies are also in full flower:

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These are a good 4+ feet tall!

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It’s amazing to me that the blooms only last a day. They are so prolific that you would never notice that.

Knockout rose bush:

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I have a few black-eyed susans here and there.

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These sprout all over the place and I move them around to a bare spot and see if they take.

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Lots of cone flowers getting ready to bloom!

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Have a wonderful weekend. We have some hot bike riding to do 😀

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3 thoughts on “What’s Blooming – Lilies!

  1. debby

    I love oriental lilies. I used to have a huge wine barrel planter full of them. Need to get some again.

    And I HAVE to get some of those specialty cone flowers. Every year I love seeing them in your garden.
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  2. Cammy@TippyToeDiet

    Lovely, as always!

    I’m not sure if it’s our cooler-than-normal weather or what, but we have black-eyed Susan’s *everywhere*! Hard to get too upset in traffic when you’re surrounded by all that cheeriness. 🙂
    Cammy@TippyToeDiet´s last blog post ..Celebrating Treasures

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