Dad's Lily

 
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A white Arum Lily, originally in my Dad's garden but was split up and pieces given to family members, after his passing.

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Jas - Dec 09, 2008 01:48 PM EDT
Thanks for your really nice comments Tania and am so pleased you like what I did to the lily. :)
TMR8 - Nov 27, 2008 08:55 PM EDT
Jas I agree with all below. What a wonderful way to keep him close to you all. I love the way you have altered and framed the lilly
Jas - May 26, 2008 08:53 AM EDT
Thanks for your nice comments Alandra. This was a bloom from the same plant as 'Arum Lily' (also in my gallery). I have split the original plant up and now have 4, spread around the garden. They all have about 10 blooms each on at present and are doing really well! Must get out and take some shots of it, that's if the recent rain hasn't spoilt them all. I'm so glad your fern is still returning year on year; it's funny how different plants etc. remind you of different people or events? :)
alandrapal - May 26, 2008 06:11 AM EDT
very nicely presented, Jas, lovely. And a special and lasting memory for all the family members, to have a portion of your Dad's lily for their own gardens. It's wonderful how plants can evoke such memories and offer so much meaning to people. I have a lovely fern in our back garden that my Mum brought a tiny piece back from Auntie's garden, years ago. It returns faithfully year after year, despite the raccoons wandering thru' the area when it's first sprouting up thru the earth each spring. It's thriving once again this year. I hope if we ever leave here, that I'll have a garden where we can take this fern with us, as it means a lot to me.
Jas - Mar 10, 2008 08:10 AM EDT
Thank you Ann, Vivienne and Carol for your very kind comments here. Yes, the lily is particularly dear to me and I have a 'Christmas Rose' (common name), which my Mother particularly liked. Thanks for looking. :)
shutterbug - Mar 09, 2008 07:25 AM EDT
Lovely tribute to your Dad. Carol
GAV - Mar 08, 2008 05:57 PM EDT
Jas, this is georgous lily. What a beautiful way to keep your Father's memory going in the Family. I have alot of different coloured lilies, but not one so White. Thankyou for sharing.
A.Lovely - Jan 27, 2008 11:29 AM EDT
A beautifully taken photograph of something so dear to your father.
Guest - Dec 31, 2007 09:40 AM EDT
Thanks, Lorraine, Chriss, Whittler and Talsi for leaving comments about Dad's Lily. Your thoughts are very much appreciated.
Guest - Dec 31, 2007 07:15 AM EDT
Reminds me of fine art - nice job.
Guest - Dec 30, 2007 03:04 PM EDT
WOW!! very nicely done.
Guest - Dec 29, 2007 05:07 PM EDT
This is so lovely Jas, I love the way you have framed it.
Guest - Dec 29, 2007 02:11 PM EDT
A beautiful memory of your dad, mine loved roses and Panseys, I always make sure there is either one or the other in the flowers I take for his grave.

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