Acapulco Lily by Tom Newman

Acapulco Lily
A new and distinct cultivar of lily plant named Acapulco, characterised by its intense and distinctive pink flower colour with deeper red spreading along the mid-vein, numerous very dark pink spot markings concentrated in centre, upright-oriented flowers, and its long flower stems.
Panasonic FZ20
574 V- 15/6/2010

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I began my photographic hobby at the age of 12, developing and printing 120, 620 &35mm B&W, forever learning and refining the fascinating art of photography. Now at 78 I still continue with increased enjoyment using digital medium – and still learning.
My favourite places for photography are the Melbourne Zoos . These are the Melbourne Zoo , the Healesville Sanctuary and the Werribee Open Range Zoo.
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  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellabout 6 years ago

    I think it is Lilium Uchida .
    Anyway it is a gorgeous capture , these are my most favourite flowers .

  • Thanks Irene , the Google Image of the Lillium Uchida is close but I think the Acapulco is the one :-)

    – Tom Newman

  • maka1967
    maka1967about 6 years ago

    Beautiful fresh image! Love the composition and delicate colours.

  • Thanks Zhao :-)

    – Tom Newman

  • budrfli
    budrfliabout 6 years ago

    gorgeous clarity

  • Thank you budrfli :-)

    – Tom Newman

  • Rainy
    Rainyabout 6 years ago


  • Thanks Rainy and many thanks for the feature :-)

    – Tom Newman

  • Kay  G Larsen
    Kay G Larsenabout 6 years ago

    So beautiful set against the black! Congrats on your feature! : )

  • Thank you Kay :-)

    – Tom Newman

  • Pat Yager
    Pat Yagerabout 6 years ago

    Tom, this is a GORGEOUS lily!! I have one that looks just like it called “Acapulco,” with an intensely sweet fragrance. I believe your lily is one of the “oriental” lilies rather than an asiatic or trumpet lily, and it probably is one of the last to bloom each summer. Mine blooms in late July into August. And Congratulations on its feature in Nature’s Wonders! – Pat

  • Thanks Pat , it looks like the Acapulco in Google images, thanks for the identification and generous comment :-)

    – Tom Newman

  • Rachel Stickney
    Rachel Stickneyabout 6 years ago

    Gorgeous capture! It really pops against the black background. Congrats on your feature in Nature’s Wonders!

  • Thanks Rachel :-)

    – Tom Newman

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldabout 6 years ago

    Just beautiful,Tom.

  • Thank you lance :-)

    – Tom Newman

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 6 years ago

    So vibrant and pretty!!!!! Congratulations on your feature!!!

  • Thanks lorilee:-)

    – Tom Newman

  • DarrellMoseley
    DarrellMoseleyabout 6 years ago


  • Thank you Darrell:-)

    – Tom Newman

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