Daylilies at Zilker Botanical Gardens in Austin, Texas

Flowering Treasures at Zilker Botanical Garden

Rising extra early morning on Sunday gave me time to capture some flowers blooming at Zilker Botanical Garden in Austin, Texas before the sun got too fierce. The daylilies (Hemerocallis) were particularly beautiful.

An aptly named Daylily – 'So Many Stars'

The Daylily beds just west of the main entrance were spectacular in the early morning light. Each flower a perfect bloom to embrace the new day.

Daylily ‘Velvet Gem’

With the birds adding an audible chorus to the morning air, the daylilies were bursting into glorious bloom with all their might. While one lone photographer walked the 50 feet from the parking lot to get up close and really appreciate all their beauty – at the same time hoping that others in the autos speeding by at 45 mph would slow down to take a notice too.

The stunning ‘Eye

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