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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 The term SPIDER VARIANT is no longer valid.


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