Daylilies forum: Taste testing

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Name: Diana
Lincoln, NE (Zone 5b)
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ShakespearesGarden
Sep 4, 2016 5:17 PM CST
So Stella de Oro has a slightly sweet, perfume taste. Tastes like eating a flower lol. Texture is mostly crisp. I did have a couple of bites melt in my mouth- no other way of describing it.
And a bright lemon NOID tastes more like lettuce, again slightly sweet, yet crisp, with mild perfume aftertaste.
This little purple NOID was also lettuce-like. Sweet, crisp and flavorful. And I got my kids to eat it too : ) They all said they'd eat it if it was on their plates...
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Three daylilies consumed- no ill effects.

Avatar= My grandson Sage Adam Alexander- born 11-17-16. My first grandchild : )
Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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blue23rose
Sep 24, 2016 8:10 PM CST
I like to eat the light yellow daylily petals. They taste like lettuce to me too. I don't care for the dark purples and dark reds. The ones I've tasted have too strong of a taste.
Vickie
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