Day 194/365: Summer Lily, start of Summer Flowers

During the summer, after the blooming of the irises come the daylilies. I’m not too much of a lily person, but they are in my exiting flower beds so I gotta take what God gives and I  need to appreciate all flowers, even those that grow like weeds and crowd out all the other flowers.

They are very hardy and seem to thrive where ever they are planted. I often see them on the roadsides or in the middle of a field where there once was a homestead or house. The farm house may of not survived, but nature still lives on with passion. Someone told me this yellow Day Lily is a Stella de Ora

Stella de Ora Day Lily

Stella de Ora Day Lily


Day lillies are drought resistant, which make them an ideal landscaping flower for southwestern states and areas with water restrictions.

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  1. I love the yellow! We have a large bed of these near the staff entrance at the library and I am tempted to shoot them each day when I go into work. So far, I have managed to avoid the temptation because ‘so far’ I have had other shoot plans for each day…. so far…..

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