Lilies and 'Laddin's Lamp

By Sharon
July 8, 2015

They are the ancestors of all the lovely hybrids that we enjoy in our gardens today, those wild lilies that grow freely in different parts of the world. They have different faces, different names in other places, but I was the lucky one. The beautiful Turk's Cap Lily grew wild and wonderful in the Southern Appalachian mountains of Southeast Kentucky where I grew up.

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Jul 8, 2015 1:14 AM CST
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Name: Carl Boro
Milpitas, CA (Zone 10b)
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Jul 8, 2015 10:59 AM CST
Name: Sharon
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