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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A roadside find...


We swung through the strip pit area today...had to stop and take a photo of these lilies...a friend of mine calls them ditch lilies. 

21 comments:

Ginny Hartzler said...

Beautiful. We call them Day Lilies, because each blooming bud lasts only a day. But there are plenty others.

Jeevan said...

Spectacular blossom and well captured!

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Would that we had anything so beautiful lurking in our ditches!

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Muito bela esta flor.
Um abraço e boa semana.

Andarilhar
Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
Livros-Autografados

Tom said...

...few things beat ditch lilies.

Mildred said...

Many of our neighbors have these blooming in their yards right now. They are so pretty.

Sandra said...

beautiful ditch lily, I like the name and the color

eileeninmd said...

Hello, the roadside lilies are beautiful. We see them here too. Happy Thursday, enjoy your day!

Debby Ray said...

That's what I call them too...one of my favorite sights in the summer. Gorgeous capture!

Small City Scenes said...

Ditch Lilies---interesting and that they are. As good a name as any
MB

Christine said...

They are so elegant and too special to be called ditch lilies! Maybe you could rename them!

don said...

It's a beautful close up of this beautiful ditch lily. Anj excellent picture.

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh, these look very much like the lilies that I took pictures of the other day. This is a pretty picture, Rose. And I love the cheerful orange color.

Have a nice rest of the week.

~Sheri

Carol- Beads and Birds said...

I got my first day lily after seeing them in a ditch and asking the farmer if I could take a start. I LOVE them. I have since collected many other day lily and try to add a new variety as I see them.
xx, Carol

Denise inVA said...

It is a stunning flower and photo Rose. I have never heard of a ditch lily before. Gorgeous color!

happyone said...

Oh that is pretty. I call them tiger lilies or is that something different?

Bill said...

A beauty!

Ruth Hiebert said...

They may be called ditch lilies, but I would call them beautiful.

Kim Standard said...

What a funny name! So pretty to be in the ditch but I have seen them too on the road. Nature is beautiful

Patti said...

They're pretty, but for such a short time.

Klara S said...

Nice macro. Too pretty to be called ditch lily.

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