In Bloom: Dark and Alluring ‘Zorro’ Oriental Lily

Yet another deeply saturated addition to the summer garden was the 'Zorro' lily. I was initially drawn to order the 'Zorro' lily for it's dark pink bloom and distinct white colored outline - it definitely did not disappoint! Since this was the first growing season for my lilies, the stems were very short. I anticipate…

In Bloom: Beautiful ‘Zelmira’ Lilies

We've had so much rain lately that I've really had trouble getting into the garden to take photos. However, when the 'Zelmira' lilies started to open, I knew that I couldn't wait! The 'Zelmira' lily is an orienpet hybrid type of lily - meaning that it is a cross between an oriental and trumpet lily.…

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,…