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White lilies-true lilium pictures

Welcome to Macro Flowers Saturday 59!

White lilies are blooming in the gardens. They are one of the few flowers that tolerate the summer heat.
Our roses are still a beautiful patch of color from the distance but on a closer look, they are all burned by the sun. I tried to take some new rose photos and I couldn't find one in a decent shape.

I took a walk yesterday to see what is going on in the neighbors' gardens.
White true lilies (Lilium), tiger lilies (or fire lilies), as well as the common orange day-lilies are among the June flowering beauties, taking relatively well the hot weather.
Larkspur flowers are still blooming, clematis vine started to bloom and it is full of flower buds.
White lily center-Lilium-macro photography
White lily in the garden-lilium
What's flowering in June in your garden?
Lily stamens close-up picture
Have a beautiful weekend!

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16 comments:

Stan said...

Gorgeous shots!! Wonderfully sharp details and textures -- bravo!!!

Tina said...

Great shot. This white and orange touch is so beautiful! LG Tina

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Stunning, Maia, just gorgeous shots.

Minoru said...

Very beautiful lilies! I love them very much.

Rajesh said...

Beautiful flowers.

SquirrelQueen said...

The white lilies are gorgeous Maia, I love your last macro.

My Tiger lilies are still a few weeks away from blooming and my day lilies are just forming buds.

Lui said...

I love the macro texture of your flower this week, Maia! It looks ticklish. Mine is pricklish, if ever there is such an adjective! ;-)

Sara Chapman said...

Now there is some sexy pollen! Great shots. I like the middle one the best, actually. Love the light.

Leovi said...

Gorgeous flowers, a delight. Excellent macro with beautiful colors.

Jama said...

So sharp and detailed! I need to get a good macro lens for my DSLR, soon!

My garden haven said...

Now we know how much pollen is on a stigma, thanks to your macro! Great shots!
Rosie

Gunsside said...

Beautiful white lilies
- my flowers this saturady are blooming along the road...

Carol said...

The white lilies are stunning!

Míriam Luiza said...

Lindos lírios! As fotos estão ótimas!

Ann said...

our florist reminds us to snip off the pollen stamens. Your photos show what can happen to you white table cloth if you don't.

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

Some of our Asiatic lilies are in full bloom right now too. Your photos are lovely. Thank you for hosting this linkup for the rest of us to share our flower photos. :)

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