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Types of Lilies Range From 
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The types of lilies vary from place to place and interest to interest. Check out many types of lilies or share your own discoveries.

You will find different types of lilies in just about every country. I know they grow in just about every climate.

You may recall the unusual lilies I shared with you on my Lily Varieties or what about the different flowers that fall in the Lily Family? I was really surprised at some of the lilies included in the family.

There are lilies that fall in the exotic category like Canna Lilies or the tropical flowers like Calla Lilies. These types of lilies are imports from warmer climates.

And what back yard pond would be complete without those beautiful lotus flowers? The water lily pictures on this page will turn your head. Some water lilies are even related to the hyacinth. I was surprised when I first saw these in a water pond at the park. They look nothing like the lotus type of lily you are used to.

One final category we don't want to forget and that is the wild lilies of the field that you see growing all along road sides and parks here in the US. Do you know the ones I'm talking about? They are usually orange and looking like dancing flowers in the wind. Sometimes they look like they are reaching out to touch your heart strings.

Have You Come Across Different Types of Lilies?

I could share with you all day my stories about the lilies I see growing on my walks.

But now I'd like to here your stories about the types of lilies you've come across in your adventures. Maybe you have a picture of a lily that you're not sure what it is.

This would be the perfect place to find out. If I don't know what it is perhaps our readers can answer that question for you.

A Case of Mistaken Identity

Indoor Peace LilyGiant Peace Lily

Here is a question for you.  I've had this lily picture on my site for a long time.  It's a Peace Lily that my daughter grew in WV.  I've never seen one this large before.

Look at the leaves.  They were amazing.  Up until recently I thought it was a Calla Lily.  I even had it pasted on that page.

I have a plant that I received from another daughter.  It is far smaller than this one.  But when it bloomed just the other day I thought it was a Calla.  I learned it is a Peace Lily.  

My question; given the right conditions, do Peace Lilies grow as large as the one in this picture?  I look forward to your responses.   I'll be sharing a picture of my new lily soon.

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Spider Lily Without Leaves Maybe 
Can you identify this lily? Spider Lily comes to mind when you see it. But there are no leaves on the stalk at all. The flowers are beautiful and look …

Hostas And Sun 
As my husband and I were out driving around, I saw a box marked 'free' beside a mailbox. Well, I'm not one to pass up FREE so we turned and we picked …

Resurrection Lilies 
I have lilies in my garden that look similar to what you call the "Surprise Lilies." However, here in Indiana we call them "Resurrection Lilies" because …

Daylilies  
Ruby Spider Day lily lives up to it's name. Look at this lily photograph and you can almost envision a spider dangling from it's web. The nice thing …

What type of lilly is it? 
Could you help me identify this lily? It looks like a Surprise lily to me. (question and comment by Sally, owner of Nature and Flower Pictures). …

Spider Lily Blooming In Florida Not rated yet
These unique flowers seem to flourish in this area. At least according to Mary who sent these photos in. Her question was, what type of lily is this? …

A morning wonder Not rated yet
One bright Sunday morning as my family and I were going to church, I saw this lily which changed colors like a magical singing box. It was something that …

A lovely bloom in my herb garden... Not rated yet
This pure white bloom surprised and amazed me one morning as I saw it slowly unfold into a lovely white lily.. At first, I didn't know that this plant …

Painted Pixie Asiatic Lilies Not rated yet
These Lilies from Ireland are shared by Alan Stenson in the hopes that you may know their name. In my search I came up with the Painted Pixie Asiatic …

Lilies in Ireland Not rated yet
Beautiful wine colored Lily looks like an asiatic lily. I found one like it called a ‘Blackout’. This lily is as sleek as can be, with glossy carmine …

Field Lilies in My Garden Not rated yet
Although field lilies can be seen along roadsides and parks all across the United States, they also do well in gardens everywhere. So do we still call …

Allium Lucy Ball Not rated yet
Thank you again for the information, Sally. My flower is clearly the Allium, Lucy Ball. Thank you for broadening my horticultural understanding. Peace, …

Pictures From a Lily Garden Not rated yet
I just did a search and found out that the purple one is Amorphophallus konjac or rivieri commonly known as snakes tongue, devils tongue or voodoo lily. …

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