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melody
Benton, KY
(Zone 7a)


June 29, 2011
2:25 PM

Post #8662542

I'm a daylily, Hemerocallis.

Each bloom lasts for only one day, hence, the common name, daylily.
Daylilies are tough plants that aren't very fussy about where they live. Give them a sunny spot, decent soil and an average amount of water and they will cheerfully bloom. Established plants will send up multiple scapes (blooming stalks) which produce blooms over several weeks. A wide range of forms, colors and heights are available as the daylily is easy to hybridize.
This particular blossom is 'Rozavellian Kraken', hybridized by Brian Mahieu in 2003.

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G_maZ
Brewster, WA

July 4, 2011
9:43 AM

Post #8671616

today
gpajim
Allegan, MI

July 19, 2013
1:17 PM

Post #9605193

how can you tell the difference between a diploid & tetraploid daylily ?

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