Daylilies forum: I'm trying to Identify a daylily.

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Name: Jonathan Long
Wellford, South Carolina
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pkbro
Jun 25, 2013 1:49 PM CST
I was originally informed that this was "Siloam's Rare Gem". I have since found out that this ID is wrong. Can you guys help? Confused Thumb of 2013-06-25/pkbro/548d97
Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
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Hemlady
Jun 25, 2013 1:50 PM CST
Welcome! to ATP!!!

Don't know what your daylily is but hope someone recognizes it for you.
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Name: Juli
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daylily
Jun 26, 2013 2:03 AM CST
Welcome! to ATP! Glad to have you here!

You may never know the ID of your daylily. Unless it would have a really unique characteristic, it's slmost impossible to figure out what it is from the 70,000 named cultivars. Usually, if someone has a list of plants they bought and the tags are mixed up, we can help with that, but often if you don't have some idea, then it's nearly impossible.

It does not look familiar to me.
Name: Lindalee Stuckey
Glen Ellyn, IL (Zone 5a)
LindaleeS
Jul 19, 2013 5:54 PM CST
It is not enough to post a picture. You need to give the dimensions of the flower and the height of the scapes and then sometimes you can get lucky if your flower has an unusual feature. But it can be impossible. If you care enough to have only identified ones, then give it to a friend that doesn't care and buy a true Siloam's Rare Gem.

I bought one called Atomic Inferno and it came up yellow. I finally was able to identify it as Larry Grace. The next year, it had an Atomic Inferno flower AND a Larry Grace flower. I separated the Atomic Inferno and had two plants but two years later and Larry Grace still has some Atomic Inferno.
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It looks a bit like Party Dress
springfield MO area (Zone 6a)
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Frillylily
Jul 19, 2013 6:10 PM CST
is there any way you can go back to whoever you got it from? Sometimes you can email a pic to a previous owner lol and they will know what it is.
Name: Sue Petruske
Wisconsin (Zone 5a)
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petruske
May 15, 2014 10:35 AM CST
I can't identify your daylily, however, I have a similar issue. A daylily that was given to me years ago looks like Prairie Blue Eyes. Since I'm pretty sure it is, this year I purchased Prairie Blue Eyes at a reasonable cost. When it blooms I will compare to my unidentified plant and will then feel more confident to place a name marker with the plant.
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chalyse
May 15, 2014 10:41 AM CST
A great idea, petruske! Sometimes doing the sleuthing on a NOID in the garden is so much fun! Thumbs up
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Name: Natalie
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Natalie
May 15, 2014 11:36 AM CST
Welcome! petruske!
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