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Unknown Lily (Lilium)

Another mistake in the Lilies I ordered! Interesting shape, though.



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This is fantastic reminds me of like a lady bird wish I made the mistake thank you for sharing such unusal beauty .

27 Jul, 2009

 

A lovely mistake.

27 Jul, 2009

amy
Amy
 

very interesting !

27 Jul, 2009

 

its a bueaty. some things are just meant to be. ;-))

27 Jul, 2009

 

Isn't this the classic tiger lily? All spotted with those curled back petals? Really a nice on it looks ilke. A welcome mistake?

27 Jul, 2009

 

Shush I'm staring.........Lol

27 Jul, 2009

 

To be honest, Gt, I think it's a bit monstrous, and I wouldn't have chosen it.

I don't think it's a Tiger Lily, although of course I can't be sure...I did grow some many years ago, and this is a lot taller. I shall leave it to flower, and try to mark which one it is in the pot...the others were lovely!

I don't think I want it again next year...I'll donate it to the lily beetles! LOL.. Then they might leave the others alone!

28 Jul, 2009

 

I think the Turk's caps are quite useful for shady areas.

28 Jul, 2009

 

Well I still like it :-))

28 Jul, 2009

 

the shape i like but not keen on colour, sorry spritz

28 Jul, 2009

 

Is it Turks Cap Lilly?

28 Jul, 2009

 

I like it as well Ian:))...its so unusual...and I like the unusual.....I would give it a good home if you feel inclined to lift it....?

28 Jul, 2009

 

I'll fight you for it AA..........Lol

28 Jul, 2009

 

Would you hit a lady Ian...:)))))))

28 Jul, 2009

 

Eeeeeeerrrrrrm Hmmmmmmm now then.........welllllllll..........Tut, go on then you can have it Lol :-)))))

28 Jul, 2009

 

How kind~!!!....it really depends on Spritz......I could let you have some babies off it, in due course....lol...:))))

28 Jul, 2009

 

I think it's really gorgeous!! I love the sheer exuberance of it!

28 Jul, 2009

 

Awww AA, your such a sweety. Lol

28 Jul, 2009

 

Your not bad yourself Ian...:))

29 Jul, 2009

 

On very first quick glance it reminded me of a crab !
(The colouring)

29 Jul, 2009

 

Looks like lilium tigrinum or tiger lily to me Spritz :)

30 Jul, 2009

 

Sorry, everyone - you ARE right, and it is definitely a Tiger Lily - I looked through my books etc while we were off-line, and found it in a magazine!

My memory of the ones I grew must be wrong...and I still don't like it!

Alice - you're on...I will try to remember when it's dormant!

30 Jul, 2009

 

I have several of these, they're one of my favorite flowers. The hummingbirds love them. They will go to each dot as if there's some sort of nectar on the dots; lol, I'm pretty sure there's not :)

30 Jul, 2009

 

Shame we don't get humming birds here, isn't it! :-(

30 Jul, 2009

 

Hi Barbara, Hows your day been? We went out for the day and got soaked within about an hour and a half ! :-((

30 Jul, 2009

 

Rained this morning, then blue sky and some sun and wind this afternoon! I got a lot done in the garden. :-) Are you dried out now?

30 Jul, 2009

 

Just about, We went to the coast for the day (Skegness) and It started raining roughly 20 minutes after we got there and by the time we had got everything back in to the car I was soaked. We were back home for 1:30 and its a two hour drive! :-((
Never mind, as my gran said your skins waterproof ! ! ! :-))

30 Jul, 2009

 

What a shame! :-((

Have you planted your Nigella seeds yet?

30 Jul, 2009

 

I was waiting to put them in the new bed, how long do you think I have?

30 Jul, 2009

 

Til bedtime????????

30 Jul, 2009

 

Lol, :-))

30 Jul, 2009

 

beautiful.

3 Aug, 2009

 

Funny how I seem to be on my own here, not liking it!

3 Aug, 2009

 

Ah, well Spritz, to each his own!
the world would be really boring if we all liked the same things!

3 Aug, 2009

 

True - but it has to go! Luckily, it's in a pot, so it'll be easy to remove at the right time. :-)

3 Aug, 2009

 

Ah well, I'm sure Amblealice or Ian would give it a good home for you!

3 Aug, 2009

 

I'm being a gentleman and letting AA have it, so there. :~))

3 Aug, 2009

 

I did say Alice could have it, didn't I - don't know when, though - I suppose it will have to be when the stem dies back.

3 Aug, 2009



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