I have no idea who this is but it is the first to open for this year!!
First Bloom for 2011!!
Several years ago a friend came for dinner and, knowing I'm a gardener, he brought a blooming lily plant, instead of the usual bottle of wine. I planted it in the border and each spring it is the first of the lilies to bloom in my garden, a sweet reminder of the friend's kindness and thoughtful gift. This morning it opened for 2011.
Hey, that kind of looks like mine! lo
I am sure mine is one somebody sent me and it just never bloomed until now.
What a lovely present, and how thoughtful. A bottle of wine would be (however pleasantly) gone. A lily is a present that lasts, especially in your hands!
And they do look as thought they both have the same blazing color.
That would be nice....It is fun to watch them bloom! I have had some sent to me that they weren't sure who they were so I am waiting to see!
To me, the beauty of flowers is their 'temporary' nature - you catch a glimpse of exquisite perfection and it lasts but a moment. Carpe diem!
Probably a lot of truth in that Leawood. If there were there all the time it would get so we wouldn't really 'see' them anymore.
Nice I do not think I have any yellow one. Some of my bright yellow ones opened today... ;) Nice to come home too.
Really pretty Bev! Lost all my tigers.....I have lost a lot of lilies with the virus and some just not coming back.
I love the tiger too - I added 5 this spring, but so far, no blooms. That's a great setting Lily_Love!
Okay I just reread what I posted above..... duh! Ido have yellow lilies but no white ones I believe! scatter brained I think. Ronna
I have Starlett just planted bulbs in April.
All your lilies are beautiful.
Weeds here are worse than last year.Too much rain
Nanny, your first one looks like Matrix to me. Is it a short one? I love it's brightness. Mine is so short the daylily leaves next to it almost cover it. Needs moved.
LOL...I think you are right...and I think you sent it to me!! You sent me some and there was one you weren't sure of who it it was!! It is about 2ft maybe....not tall by any means. Stands just above the Barbara Mitchell daylily leaves that is in front of it.
Lincolnitess, it must be very rewarding to see the things you've shared blooming in others' gardens! Gardeners love to share, and you're a wonderful gardener!
It is fun to be able to share plants with others and I have many too that others have shared with me. You blowing Bubbles prolifs look like they are going to bloom his year.