Thursday, May 26, 2016

Startling Stargazers


Spread out the palms of your hands.

The blooms of Stargazer lilies are about as big as that!


They are so incredibly beautiful to look at as well as to smell.

As a matter of fact, the fragrance of these lilies will fill a room.



Don't you just love even the name, Stargazers?

It is so romantic-sounding. 


There's a great video on how to grow Stargazers from ehowgarden on YouTube by a woman named Yolanda. (It sounds like her last name is Van Dean). Check it out.



I truly love these magnificent flowers.

There is a bouquet of them in the middle of the kitchen table. 

There are still many more to bloom! Yippah!




They are my favorites in the Oriental lily family.

ARE YOU FAMILIAR WITH STARGAZERS?

11 comments:

Chatty Crone said...

I have seen them all over - they are beautiful - I might not have known their name tho. They feel silky too!

Sandi said...

LOVELY!! Would you believe, I have never heard of them!

diane.stetson said...

Just got two dozen for Mother's day from my daughter...oh they were just gorgeous and smelled divine. Love them very much..one of my very favorite flowers.

Donna Volkenannt said...

Thanks for this post. Stargazers are lovely to look at and delightful to smell.

GratefulPrayerThankfulHeart said...

This is my oldest daughters very favorite flower. Your are gorgeous!

Red Rose Alley said...

I've never heard of the stargazers before. Your pink lilies are pretty, Susan. In the front of my house are yellow lilies. They are such sturdy flowers and they usually open up in the middle of the day and look incredible. The oriental lilies are a bit different than the lilies we have around here. :)

Have a blessed weekend, my friend.


love, ~Sheri

Barbara Neubeck said...

.. I love these gorgeous pink lilies too Susan..... do you cut the stamens out so the pollen doesn't mark the table or doiley... I always do..
Have a good day... hugs... Barb xxxx

Linda O'Connell said...

They are very pretty and were in my wedding bouquet.

Merlesworld said...

They are all beautiful but the tiger lilly is my favourite.
Merle...................

TARYTERRE said...

Stargazer lilies are mesmerizing, indeed. Beautiful too. Love your photos.

Im Downtown said...

Very lovely flowers!

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