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.
Another name, fawn lily
, refers to the way the two leaves stand upright, like the ears of an alert fawn, and also the similarity of the leaves to the speckled coat of a fawn.
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.
Troutlily--Also called fawn lily
because of its speckled leaves, this plant emerges in early spring in moist woods, often near streams.