Most waterlilies bloom for only three days, for three hours each day, from 11:30-2:30. But some waterlilies bloom only at night. Most waterlilies must be taken indoors during the winter, but some are hardy and can survive underneath a frozen pond until the next spring.
Kori no ue (On the ice) - Daffodils are part of the auspicious plants used in New Years decorations. Because they blooms in the snow, dotting the shores of frozen ponds and lakes, those flowers remind us that, even if cold winter is there, spring will come back one day. [personnal translation]
Its time to tell a winters tale Of icy pond and snowy veil. When rain is hushed in silver skies And water stills for prying eyes. When footfalls beat a hasty path And fires warmth beats frigids wrath. When seed and bloom and foliage pale, Its time to tell a winters tale. A buckram frame pleated with grey crepe-back satin topped with several icy magnolias still lodged in the (cotton) snow and frozen earth from which they were plucked. Accented with three glass icicles, snow-white…
aztec-child: fabulousflora: This waterlily plant was frozen under ice in the garden pond for two months last winter. It’s taken all summer to produce this single bloom - but it was worth waiting for…. be kind to your mind, body, and others