4 February 2012, UK, 209 views, 1 favourite
TOP TEN WINNER in the BUBBLING BUBBLERS Group, featured in ABSOLUTE CLARITY on 4 February 2012, in the COLOR ME A RAINBOW! Group on 6 February 2012 and in SUPERBLY VISUAL on 7 July 2012
A macro shot tof a variegated Oriental lily with an exquisite fragrance with its anthers opening. We have two similar Oriental lilies, but only one of them has a perfume. I was amazed that they grow so well here, in the North-East of England, which is not exactly renowned for its mild climate!