Tag Archive | Water Lily

The Beautiful Spider Lily

Crayon green linear leaves sprout from underground bulbs amid the knees of a cypress tree growing in the shallow water at the edge of Lake Tsala Apopka. Amid this attractive foliage, snow white flowers bloom on the end of long green stalks in the Florida sunshine. The blooming of the spider lily is a welcome […]

The Life Around Water Lilies

Water lilies are in ponds around the world. There are many different species, but they all perform the same functions. Fish will often hide under the canopy of the lily when sensing osprey and other raptors seeking fish to eat. Turtles and frogs find shelter and food among the lily pads. Alligators float in the midst of the lily pads to blend in with the […]