Lilies

16 Jun

I have a lot of lilies blooming right now.  They aren’t my favorite flower, but they do look pretty when you get a bunch of them all together.

This one is my mom’s lily.

It’s called blackbird lily.

Linking to SOOC Sunday, Your Sunday Best, Macro Monday, and Mosaic Monday.

52 Responses to “Lilies”

  1. Gail June 16, 2012 at 9:14 pm #

    Lilies make beautiful bouquets. Some of these have really interesting colors and markings. Lovely collage!

    • Teresa June 16, 2012 at 9:15 pm #

      Thanks. I think I like my mom’s more than any other I’ve seen.

  2. TexWisGirl June 16, 2012 at 9:23 pm #

    wow! such a range of color – especially the blackbird!

    • Teresa June 16, 2012 at 10:22 pm #

      Yes, of all the lilies I like it the best. I think I might have to try and find one of those for my yard.

  3. mandyholbert June 16, 2012 at 9:33 pm #

    Gorgeous!

    • Teresa June 16, 2012 at 10:23 pm #

      Thanks. They are fun to photograph.

  4. Rainfield M Penang June 16, 2012 at 9:48 pm #

    Beautiful though they are not your favorite.

    • Teresa June 16, 2012 at 10:23 pm #

      They aren’t a favorite, but I can still appreciate them.

  5. Lighthousegal June 16, 2012 at 10:39 pm #

    You have quite a variety of lilies. Each one is beautiful. I love the shots with the shadows inside. Very Nice! Your Mom’s Blackbird Lilly is very unique, I have never seen one like it.
    Happy Sunday!

    • Teresa June 16, 2012 at 10:48 pm #

      I liked the way the shadows turned out too.:-)

  6. the_talon@ymail.com June 16, 2012 at 10:53 pm #

    Teresa, how glorious your lilies are. I have some and one in particular, a pale lemon yellow, has the most amazing fragrance that every time I walk by, I have to stop and stick my nose in:)

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 9:12 am #

      I haven’t taken the time to stop and smell the lilies. I’ll have to do that on my next trip by. Hope you are doing well.

  7. Pat June 16, 2012 at 10:59 pm #

    Nice photography work!

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 9:12 am #

      Thanks. They are not my favorite flower, but they do provide good photography practice.

  8. anuska1976 June 17, 2012 at 5:51 am #

    Beautiful……

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 9:12 am #

      Thanks. I’m so glad you stopped by.

  9. Karen June 17, 2012 at 6:47 am #

    Beautiful photos! I love how graceful lilies are..and the variety of colors and patterns. You did a beautiful job of showcasing yours!

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 9:12 am #

      Thanks for your kind comment.

  10. Nancy June 17, 2012 at 6:57 am #

    We have many lilies blooming right now, but for some reason, I haven’t taken any photos of them this year. Loving the blackbird lily. Very unusual!

    Thank you for sharing at Your Sunday Best this week! xoxo

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 9:13 am #

      Thanks. As always I enjoy Your Sunday Best.

  11. Janis June 17, 2012 at 7:56 am #

    Gorgeous…love the blackbird!! I like to look at them…but hate to smell them..their fragrance reminds me of a funeral home!

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 9:14 am #

      I haven’t gotten a whiff of their scent. I’m sure the allergies help in that regard.

  12. Chai Chai June 17, 2012 at 1:18 pm #

    They are beautiful and diverse, how wonderful to have all these growing on your property. It always seems that the goats or sheep escape and eat mine!

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 2:11 pm #

      I actually do pretty good at keeping the goats out of the yard. I have enough shrubby mulberry bushes in the front fencerow that they only go for it on the rare occasion they do get in.:-)

  13. Candy C. June 17, 2012 at 4:39 pm #

    Love the mosacis, they showcase the lillies beautifully! I really like the orange one and, of course, your mom’s Blackbird, WOW!!:)

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 4:53 pm #

      Thanks. Like I said, I’m not a big lily fan, but I do love that blackbird too!

  14. Alica June 17, 2012 at 6:45 pm #

    Wow! The blackbird lily is gorgeous! I love the way some of them smell!

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 6:53 pm #

      Isn’t that one gorgeous!

  15. Roan June 17, 2012 at 7:09 pm #

    They are all beautiful, but that Blackbird is amazing.

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 7:41 pm #

      Isn’t that the most beautiful lily ever!

  16. Carletta June 17, 2012 at 8:27 pm #

    Teresa, I can’t see how they wouldn’t be one of your favorites. These are beautiful!
    Lovely captures!

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 9:07 pm #

      There are just so many that I love, these aren’t on the top half of the list.:-) Thanks so much.

  17. Bom June 17, 2012 at 8:38 pm #

    Beautiful. The blackbird lily is what I like best.

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 9:08 pm #

      Yep! I actually like that one too.

  18. Kim,USA June 17, 2012 at 9:10 pm #

    Mine are blooming too and I love your mom’s lily and the white one too. ^_^

    Kim,USA

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 9:42 pm #

      I think I’m going to have to find me one of those blackbird lilies.

  19. Lavender Cottage June 17, 2012 at 9:24 pm #

    I have to say the ‘Blackbird’ lily is my favourite.

    • Teresa June 17, 2012 at 9:43 pm #

      It is the prettiest lily I’ve ever seen.

  20. Jama June 17, 2012 at 10:45 pm #

    I’ve never seen blackbird lily before, they are so pretty , thanks for sharing.

    • Teresa June 18, 2012 at 8:18 am #

      I hadn’t seen one before either, and it’s the one I like the best.

  21. Rajesh June 17, 2012 at 10:56 pm #

    Gorgeous lillies.

    • Teresa June 18, 2012 at 8:18 am #

      Thanks. They do look nice with all the varieties blooming together.

  22. Carol @ Always Thyme to Cook June 17, 2012 at 11:42 pm #

    Very pretty lilies!

    • Teresa June 18, 2012 at 8:19 am #

      Thanks. They aren’t my favorite flower, but they do look pretty.

  23. Gunilla Bäck June 17, 2012 at 11:56 pm #

    Gorgeous lilies! Lilies have always been one of my favorites.

    • Teresa June 18, 2012 at 9:01 am #

      I love lilies for Easter, but otherwise, I can find others I prefer. Luckily nature gives us enough variety to find something for everyone to love.

  24. emily June 18, 2012 at 8:46 am #

    That blackbird lily is so pretty! Almost all of our lilies are open now!

    • Teresa June 18, 2012 at 9:00 am #

      They do bring a lot of color to the garden!

  25. Kerri June 18, 2012 at 11:59 am #

    These are GORGEOUS! My maiden name is Lilly – so Lilies are very special to me:)

    • Teresa June 18, 2012 at 12:20 pm #

      That would make lilies a great flower for you. Hope you have lots of them blooming around you right now!

  26. Mary Howell Cromer June 20, 2012 at 5:14 am #

    Very Beautiful

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