Day beauty

May 28, 2013 12:45 PM

Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano
pburch@tulane.edu

Daylily
 

In the distance, Newcomb Hall rises above a daylily planted in the gardens around Josephine Louise Hall on the Tulane University uptown campus. Not true lilies, the flowers belong to the genus Hemerocallis (Greek for “day beauty”); their blooms typically last for only a day.

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