The Yellow Day Lilies of Tennessee

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

The other day I was working in the yard when ‘The Yellow Rose of Texas’ came on my iPod. Now I don’t know much about yellow roses in Texas, but I have some experience with yellow day lilies in Tennessee, so I thought I would share a few of them with you.

The beauty above is Buttered Popcorn. It is one deepest, richest yellow I’ve seen on any plant. One of the nice things about Buttered Popcorn is that it re-blooms throughout the season.

Carolyn Criswell is a bright yellow day lily that we’ve enjoyed for enjoyed for several years. It is not a re-bloomer.

Lemon Vista is a pale yellow day lily. It is also a re-bloomer.

I may be cheating just a little with Star Struck since it has some orange in its blossoms. Star Struck has one of the largest blossoms on our day lilies, and it, too, is re-bloomer.

Savannah Debutante has beautiful double blossoms. This is a relatively new addition to our yard.

We have some other day lilies with other shades of yellow in them. Perhaps, if ‘The Yellow Rose of Texas’ comes up on my iPod again, I will share some of these with you.

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11 Responses to “The Yellow Day Lilies of Tennessee”

  1. Betsy Adams Says:

    I love our YELLOW Day Lilies almost as much as I love all of our PINK Roses….. Ah Shucks—I LOVE all of them!!!! Thanks for sharing the beauty. (I will be singing “The Yellow Rose of Texas” all day long!!!! ha)

  2. Jeevan Says:

    Such beautiful and vibrant yellow lilies and nice to see different shades of yellow! Let me listen to the yellow rose of texas that inspired you 🙂

  3. dayphoto Says:

    Those are so pretty. I really like the last one!

  4. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    I think my favorite is Carolyn. You should do groups of colors more, it is real fun choosing which is the prettiest. All the same color, yet each so different.

  5. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Wow, your blog is all different!

  6. rhiebert Says:

    That was a wonderful bouquet of yellow lilies. Each one is so pretty.

  7. diane Says:

    I didn’t realise there were so many different yellow day lilies.

  8. Linda G. Says:

    Lovely photographs of the yellow day lilies.

  9. SUZ Says:

    Something about yellow; it’s brings a smile to my face. So bright and cheery; love your various lilies.

  10. Sartenada Says:

    Wonderful photos! Your Lilies are very beautiful and so are Your photos also. I enjoyed this post very much. Thank You.

    Have a good day!

  11. Linda, Shenandoah Valley Says:

    No so mellow yellow. Very bright and pretty!

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