Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Old Friends

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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jon
Apr 25, 2016 6:01 PM CST

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Background history:

'Old Friends' is a dormant tetraploid introduced in 2010 by Rice-JA.

This plant can be found in the ATP Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Old Friends') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Old Friends')
Name: Betty
MN zone 4
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daylilydreams
Apr 26, 2016 7:53 AM CST
I ordered Old Friends from the Rice's Throughbred Garden the year it was introduced, it most certainly will always be in my garden. I like that the scapes are tall, sturdy and well branched with a very good budcount. The flowers are so beautiful with a polychrome appearance in coloration along with being 6.5 inches in size they make a lovely display.
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Name: Steve Todd
Illinois (Zone 5b)
Region: Illinois Plant and/or Seed Trader Daylilies Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Ahead
Apr 26, 2016 8:09 AM CST
I'm sorry....

I got confused by the topic, and thought this was a discussion started by James and Peter......about me Rolling on the floor laughing

I may be old, but there is no confusion concerning this cultivar! Just look at this picture:


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Who wouldn't want this beauty in their garden??

Old Steve

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