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Old Dependable

By Joline
The "wild day lily" or Hemerocallis fulva blooms in abundance this time of year. I don't know how it got here originally, but it is a native of Asia. It is so prolific now in the US and Canada that most people think of it as a native wild flower. Regardless of its history it is a beautiful sight along the roadways and fields, and is still one of my favorites.

Tags: Flowers and plants Day lily Hemerocallis fulva

Voters: CarolG, GeorgePlatis, johnlw and 30 more

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CarolG Plus
9 193 18 Greece
13 Jul 2013 12:26PM
A beautiful lily, Joline, and one that we see growing here, too. A lovely capture. Carol

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johnlw 9 1 10 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 12:40PM
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Beautiful Joline.
regards John.
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
13 Jul 2013 12:42PM
This is a beautiful image Joline.
Joan.
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
13 Jul 2013 12:56PM
Soemwhere or other, I learned that this one has another name--- the Tawny daylily--- A beautiful capture of!!!
JOKEN 7 3 10 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 12:59PM
A lovely example of the beauty of wild flowers.
Ken
beautiful. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
Irishkate Plus
5 33 95 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 1:16PM
Too cultivated looking to be considered wild!
A beauty to decorate your roadsides.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
13 Jul 2013 1:26PM
They always make such lovely photos , and this is no exception !! Excellent photo with superb colour Joline Smile
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 1:44PM
An image crammed packed with glorious natural colour and wonderment Joline...

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AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2013 1:52PM
One of my favourite summer blooms - I have a few in my garden. Love this colour.
Ann
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
13 Jul 2013 4:10PM
Beautiful flower Joline.

Ken
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
13 Jul 2013 4:30PM
Wonderful flower Joline. Such a stunning colour.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
netta1234 Plus
4 307 2 Wales
13 Jul 2013 5:36PM
SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileBeautiful
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ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
13 Jul 2013 8:47PM
Lovely close-up, Joline. I love lilies. It could be any type...even common ones here like spider lilies which you find all over the place. Every time I see them I enjoy them.

Andrew
bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
13 Jul 2013 8:58PM
a beautiful wild flower
annettep38 Plus
4 217 38 Costa Rica
14 Jul 2013 4:31PM
a beautiful specimen ! well chose crop.. not as obvious as it seems!
you are so lucky to have them growing wild, like the echinacea that we love so much.

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