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Friday, July 25, 2014

Snapshot Saturday, July 26

This week I wanted to show you the giant stargazer lilies I have in my yard. Everyone else I know has stargazer lilies that are waist high with a few flowers on the stem. Not mine. They are taller than a person with twelve or so flowers per stem. (The bush behind her head is a climbing rose, the lilies are the pink flowers next to her head. The tallest stem hasn't bloomed out yet.)

My daughter standing next to our goliath-sized lily. The cat was NOT happy to be in the photo.
(Snapshot Saturday is hosted by West Metro Mommy Reads)

11 comments:

  1. Wow, they would make a wonderful floral arrangement - if you can stand the strong fragrance in your home :-)

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  2. Gorgeous flowers, thanks for sharing.
    Hope you're having a great weekend.
    Sharon
    Here's my snapshot

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  3. I do love the expression on the cat's face. It's a nice photo of your daughter. We would call those tiger lilies, stargazer is a nice name too though- yours are extremely tall.

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  4. Wow! So impressive...and I am envious of anyone who can grow flowers. LOL

    Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

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  5. Beautiful! (The daughter and the cat, too.)

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  6. amazing! and coming from the lily capital of the world [with Lily Festival this weekend!] that would def be a prize winner =)
    great share - thanks for the FuN!!

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  7. Gorgeous flowers, and I'm sure their scent is heavenly too. What a delightful summer display.

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  8. What amazing flowers. I have some lilies, but they are only about kneehigh.

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  9. I saw someone else had tall lilies in the neighborhood too, maybe there's something in the soil?

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    1. Really? In our neighborhood? Maybe you are on to something about our soil.

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