The water lilies and reflections in a pond at Duke Gardens almost create a Monet-like image
In the summer, the fish pool at Duke Gardens is filled with hardy and tropical water lilies. One of the highlights is the Victoria water lily, with leaves up to 7 feet wide. In the pool, goldfish and koi are popular with visitors.
A tree barely survives falling into the water in Bass Lake
Lilies take up so much room on Bass Lake that these ducks have to squeeze in!
Water lilies break up the dark cloud reflections on Bass Lake
Water lilies cover portions of Bass Lake, near Blowing Rock, North Carolina
With many boats already in the water at the Intracoastal Waterway at Sunset Beach, North Carolina, this boat is still dry