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Oriental lily-Lilium 'Muscadet'-Macro Flowers Saturday #30

Welcome to a new Macro flowers Saturday and thanks everyone for a weekend with beautiful flowers! Have a pleasant stay!

An extremely elegant oriental lily is the Muscadet lily, Lilium 'Muscadet'. It bears pink or white flowers. The huge flower petals with ruffled edges are speckled with rose-red spots and touched with a blush of palest pink down the center of each petal. Its stamens are red.

The flowers are strongly fragrant and have distinctive hairs at the base of the tepals (petals).
These gorgeous Muscadet lilies are in containers, I took the photos at the flower center, for two days.
Some stamens are already removed, probably because of the colorful pollen that stains everything. I find interesting that it has more than one stigna, (those stick-like parts in the middle).
Oriental lily "Muscadet" blooms in late summer and it is a treat to have these gorgeous lilies in my home, in early October.
All the flowers you see in this last picture are from one plant, in a container.

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19 comments:

Naturedigital said...

Great macros Maia.
Costas

Lui said...

Oh, what a luxury to have lilies blooming in your house! It is simply gorgeous!

NatureFootstep said...

I agree with you, this is a stunning flower and your photos shows it. :)

EG Wow said...

The lilies are beautiful - closeup and farther away!

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

Gorgeous lilies.

leavesnbloom said...

I used to grow these - but I grew them in a wetter part of the garden and they died. I can still remember their beautiful scent though I didn't have half as many as the ones you have photographed Maia - the scent must have been overpowering as you were photographing these.

Evelyn S. said...

I love Oriental lilies...and these are spectacular! One thing about lilies that stands out for me: they seem delicate, but their petals are so substantial. The shapes and colors are beautiful.

Mumsy said...

This is gorgeous lilies! I love the color too, Maia!

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Oh Maia, these are my favorite flowers. How luck to have them in your home. I must come visit them :)
Fantastic photos.

maiaT said...

You are welcome any time Poetic Shutterbug, the distance is not a problem!

Icy BC said...

It's wonderful to see these lilies at this time for me..We are in gloomy days here..

Ann said...

Beautiful, yes, stamens or just the tip where pollen grains are are removed by good florist. They stain.

The Stock flower I had, after 5 days, my husband having complain about the pollen, lost his patience and told me to throw them away.

The next day, I looked at the flowers, and thought what a waste to throw the away. I gave them to my elderly neighbor.

Dharma Shots said...

A great set of photos of the lily. I love the babyish color it.

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Sara Chapman said...

That's one incredible potted plant. Lovely lighting in these photos. You always do a stellar job.

amatterofhowyouseeit.com said...

What a gorgeous type of lily!

BJ Roan said...

They are gorgeous. Love the color and especially like the shot of the single bloom with the sunlight casting shadows.

Mama Zen said...

Wow! These are beautiful!

bfarr said...

the lilies are gorgeous. Have a nice weekend.

Ashley Sisk said...

You always post such beautiful photos and I'm glad to be participating this week!

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