19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
"Tiger Moon" Sonata Lily shot with a Nikon D750, Tamron 70-200 lens.

"Tiger Moon" is a specialty variety of Sonata Lily developed in recent years. It's blooms can reach 11 inches across, and it will last for weeks before defoliating. This one was grown on the coast in Northern California, the foggy and temperate climate providing the best growing conditions for lilies and tulips, among others.

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Date Taken: 10.2021
Date Uploaded: 10.2021
Photo Location: Arcata, California, United States of America
Copyright: © Dan Pambianco