A class of daylilies based exclusively on form, not on color or color patterns. The flower must have distinctive petal, sepal or a combination of petal and sepal shapes. No cultivar whose measurements meet the definition of a SPIDER or SPIDER VARIANT , is on the official AHS Spider and Spider Variant List, or has won the Harris Olson Spider Award is eligible. These include: Crispate, Cascade, Spatulate, Quilled forms.
Unusual Forms is made up of 3 types of flowers, based exclusively on their tepal (petal and sepal) shapes.
The purpose of this class according to the Judges Handbook is to recognize unusual forms whose length -to-width ratio puts them outside the Spider Classifications.. No cultivar is eligible whose measurements meet the definition of a Spider, or is already on the Spider list, or which has won the HARRIS OLSON SPIDER AWARD. The term SPIDER VARIANT is no longer valid.