Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Old-fashioned double daylilies grow rampant in my perennial bed. Twenty years ago, when I was laying out the gardens in the first house my husband and I bought, a cousin shared starter plants with me. She'd obtained hers years before from Aunt Adele, who got hers from Great-grandma Cruikshank's garden. I thought it a good sign when I arrived at the farm we'd just bought and found several of these in bloom there. The flowers at the farm are, I think, a slightly lighter shade of orange.
Photo by LauraP

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