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A Skipper, a Ladybug and a Monarch Caterpillar on my Honeyvine Milkweed

Look what I found on my Honeyvine Milkweed yesterday afternoon. A skipper, a ladybug and a Monarch butterfly caterpillar! This is a Silver-spotted Skipper  He was pretty flittery, and then when I read about him I found out that is … Continue reading

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The Show-Stopping Stargazer Lily

These Stargazer Lilies bloomed in June. All the lilies in the yard have now faded except the occasional stray daylily. I think these Stargazers were an Easter gift to my mom many years ago. When the blooms faded the plant went … Continue reading

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Stunning Scarlet Lilies

These lilies bloomed in early May. The scarlet color is stunning. There are five or six in an old-fashioned concrete planter. They’ve been there a few years. They usually grow about 18–20 inches tall, but this year they barely made … Continue reading

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Orange Lily May 2017

For the record, these are not Tiger Lilies.   Tiger Lilies have spots on them–which is weird now that I think about it, tigers have stripes. Tiger Lilies should be called leopard lilies because leopards are the orange cats with … Continue reading

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Surprise! The Red Spider Lilies Are In Bloom

I enjoyed the foliage behind my fence for several years before I realized the fleeting bright spot of color just at the edge of the creek bank was a flower and not just a brightly colored falling leaf. It was … Continue reading

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