In Bloom: ‘Josephine’ Oriental Lily

If you've been following along on the blog for any length of time, you already know that I'm obsessed with pink flowers. There's something about very pale pink flowers that seem to fit in almost any occasion. For this reason, it should be no surprise that the 'Josephine' oriental lilies in the garden have already…

In Bloom: ‘Gaucho’ Oriental Lily

'Gaucho' lily is a beautiful variety of oriental trumpet lily with an absolutely insane fragrance. I planted five of these small bulbs in the spring and they're just now starting to open. After doing this whole "blog thing" for several years, I completely realize that these photos aren't the best - but I wanted to…

The Arrival of More Oriental Lilies – Mystery Lilies in the Garden

By focusing on a lot of different summer flowering bulbs this year, I was eager to see what the different varieties of lilies that I selected would look like. As it would turn out, unfortunately, many of them were mislabeled. In this post, I'll focus on some of the varieties that remain a mystery here…

Growing Stargazer Oriental Lilies

Hi Lovelies, I know, I know. Stargazer lilies have been around forever, why are you even bothering to write a post about them? Well my friends, because I love them, of course. Speaking honestly, I have the tendency to fall in love with whatever's blooming profusely at the moment - but these beauties have never…

Growing Casablanca Oriental Lilies

Hi Lovelies, Well, another week has passed. To catch you up, it's been raining here - a lot. Upon walking into the garden yesterday, I instantly sank to my ankles deep in heavy clay mud. Yuck! I'm not ever sure you could call it mud, honestly. If you've ever sank deep into slimy river silt,…