Well-bred fillies are also in evidence next week, led by Champagne Lawn (335), an Aljabr half-sister to a Grade 3 winner, Fawn Lily
(417), a daughter of King's Best from the family of Balthazaar's Gift, and Street Diva (511), a Street Cry half-sister to Grade 2 winner Da Devil.
It's a race to outrun their gas cans and matches, to line the path to our creek with transplants of spice bush, yellow fawn lily
, to set aside space in the garden for the frail.
The preserve harbors rare plants, including the elegant fawn lily
, known to only five sites in the world, as well as unusual wetland habitats.
Also occurring here is a unique association of other plants such as Sierra laurel, star flower, and fawn lily
Consider the coast fawn lily
, its demure pink petals curving upward even as it turns its face toward the soil.