Orange Daylilies

True to their name, these lilies really did last only one day. Linked to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Orange and to Cee’s Flower of the Day

Calla lily

Only one bloom this year, and like so many plants in my garden it didn’t bloom at all last year. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

A little flower

“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” ― Hans Christian Anderson Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

Mountain laurel

Of the two mountain laurels in my woodland garden, one is predominantly white with burgundy markings, but the other has a lovely touch of pink. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

Snowball Bush Viburnum

One of my favorite shrubs in the woodland garden is the Snowball Bush Viburnum. The blooms start out an apple-green color before changing to white. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

Golden Ragwort

Noxious weed or beautiful wildflower? This one appeared in a raised bed formerly used as a vegetable garden. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

Sweetshrub

Always one of my favorites, the sweetshrub also is known as Carolina allspice, strawberry-bush, sweet bubby, sweet Betsy and spicebush. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

Purple Formosa Azalea

Larger than most azaleas, the Purple Formosa has blooms that can be magenta, lavender-pink, or a deeper purple. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day