Friday, December 12, 2008

Foto Phriday - Warm Weather

Here is a picture of some flowers that pop up in our flower bed each year. The plants don't have any leaves. The flowers shoot up, bloom, and die within about 10 days. GPop calls them "surprise lilies." They're pretty, but don't blink, or you'll miss them. This picture was taken on August 14, 2008.

6 comments:

Queers United said...

i thought these just came up, i was gonna call them miracle flowers, till i saw the august part :)

Steven at Green Dads said...

Sure, show us flowers when were covered in ice.

Shay said...

We have these too; most of the older houses in town have one or more bunches in their gardens. I have no idea what they are but like GPop I have always heard them called surprise or sometimes mystery lilies.

Bill said...

The color of these blooms reminds me that I watched Pink Flamingos last night for the first time in years.

GDad said...

I thought that a nice glimpse of warm weather would cheer everyone's spirits. I hope people had a nice week.

Angry Professor said...

These are naked ladies, or amaryllis. I keep meaning to plant a whole bunch. I love them, mostly because they're called naked ladies.