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Yellow Day Lily from Mythreyee


Mythreyee's contribution for this round is the Yellow Day Lily. The leaves of the Yellow Day Lily Flowering Bulb grow vigorously to over two feet long, arching like grass. Blooms of the Yellow Daylily Flowering Bulb begin from mid-May and continue forward. The Yellow Day Lily Flowering Bulb measure six inches across with petals that reflex backwards gracefully.

Yucca from Sree

Medium: Oil on canvas

Another Lily family member is the Yucca. The spineless yucca originates in Guatemala and southeast Mexico. Its a popular indoor plant. Roots of related species are used for making soaps, shampoos etc. Some parts are also used in food.

Ylang-Ylang from Priya

Medium: Watercolor on paper

Ylang Ylang is well known for its fragrance which has the flavors of pineapple, custard and jasmine. It is enough for a single yellow flower to bloom and fill your yard with its fragrance. The essential oil of Ylang Ylang is used in aromatheraphy where it is considered to have calming effects. Believed to be a native of South East Asia, it grows widely in the Pacific Islands. The plant thrives in moist, warm and humid temperatures. Tagalog is a Philippine language where the word Ylang Ylang means "flower of flowers". (Source: Britannica)


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