Photo by Melody
Hard to believe how time has flown, but the16th DG annual photo contest has begun! Find the details here. Best wishes to all the entrants!!!

Definition of unusual form

Categorized under "Daylilies"

Definition as written by dstartz:

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.

1. Crispates - The cross section of a daylily tepal resembles a corrugated box, smooth on top and bottom separated by the \

Definition as written by dorothian:

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 The term SPIDER VARIANT is no longer valid.

Add a definition to this term

Return to the Gardenology homepage

Return to Dave's Garden

Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2016 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.

Hope for America