Lily the pink

A lone pink fawn lily for today’s Throwback Thursday. At first I thought this was a cultivated varietal, but it turns out to be native to this part of BC; it’s just less common than its white cousin.

I found this pink lily in a flowerbed of mostly periwinkle, and I took its picture purely because it looked so much like the other lilies I know and love – the white fawn and yellow glacier lilies – but I truly thought it was non-native species. Imagine my delight when I found out the truth! It’s very much rarer than the white fawn lily, but I’ve since seen it in a couple of places so I know it’s out there…

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