the sun shines from within

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i found these waterlilies at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens yesterday. Birmingham has a cold snap right now. The nights got into the mid 20s, the cold didn’t effect these beauties at all. ~amy

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  1. Eliza Waters says:

    I love the reflected petals in the water. A gorgeous capture.

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    1. Amy Saab says:

      Oh, how lucky i was to be there to see those lilies in person. They were perfection & a bit other worldly. Thank you for the compliment, Eliza! ~amy

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      1. Eliza Waters says:

        ‘Otherworldly,’ a perfect description!

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  2. Reggie says:

    That is such a glorious sight – it really does look like there is a fire inside this lily blossom.

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    1. Amy Saab says:

      It really did look like they were lit from the inside. I LOVED finding these flowers. Thank you! ~amy

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  3. Wow, supernaturallybeautifulllll

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    1. Amy Saab says:

      blew me away, those lilies did. Tough flowers, they seemed fine after our deep freeze! Thank you so much, Eva! ~amy

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    1. Amy Saab says:

      Thank you, Julie. I was so excited to see them so late in the season…thriving despite the freeze we had. ~amy

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  4. nothingbutjay says:

    Such beauty. Thank you for posting these 🙂

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    1. Amy Saab says:

      Thank you for the wonderful compliment. ~amy

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    1. Amy Saab says:

      Thank you so much. Lucky to find them thriving in such cold temps. ~amy

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  5. jr cline says:

    WOW! What a nice find during this cold snap.

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    1. Amy Saab says:

      I was shocked that those lilies were able to endure that deep freeze. They looked completely unharmed. Grateful me. ~amy

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      1. jr cline says:

        The one in the picture looked perfect.

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    1. Amy Saab says:

      Thank you very much! ~amy

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    1. Amy Saab says:

      Thank you! Amazing flower! ~amy

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