I smelled them before I saw them and the trumpets made no sound.
Regal Lilies, Mama's Favorite. She cut hers for bouquets.
"Light warm red has a certain similarity to medium yellow, alike in texture and appeal, and gives a feeling of strength, vigor, determination, triumph. In music, it is a sound of trumpets, strong, harsh and ringing." --Concerning the Spiritual in Art by Wassily Kandinsky
Their fragrance is more pronounced at night.
Orania, translated from the Greek, Heavenly
Orania against Oakleaf Hydrangeas now aging pink.
Orania is an Orienpet Hybrid. Lilies are more dramatic at night.
More about Orania here:
Flowers and text are from the garden of Nell Jean at http://www.seedscatterer.blogspot.com/ in the hot, humid depths of Southwest Georgia USA where the fragrance of Trumpet lilies is noticed before you see the trumpets standing tall in the evening air. Join us for blueberry cobbler with a few drops of cream and a sprinkle of sugar over the rich buttery crust before it was baked.