A side view of a fully open celestial lily, or fall-flowering ixia. Nemastylis floridana is a Florida endemic species growing only in east-central Florida. This photograph was made at the Colbert Cameron Mitigation Bank during a Florida Native Plant Society chapter field trip.
This image has been featured in the following groups: All Natural Beauty of this World, Exquisite Florals, Fine Art Wildflower Photography, On the Hospital Wall, Over 2000 Views (12/11/21) The 200 Club - photos with over 200 views up to 500 (8/30/15) & Wildflowers (5/20/16)
Celestial lilies bloom in late summer and fall with the flowers only opening for a few hours in the late afternoon.
July 27th, 2014
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