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Sculpted Forms: a New Look for a Favorite Perennial

By Char
April 23, 2012

The American Hemerocallis Society, the International Cultivar Registration Authority for the genus Hemerocallis, recognizes for registration groups of daylilies with different and distinctive flower shape as Forms. Daylily form refers to the shape or structure of the flower. Currently, there are six distinctive forms of daylilies, single, double, polymerous, spider, unusual form and the newest, sculpted form.

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Name: Mary
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Apr 22, 2012 7:39 PM CST
Wow... I'll be linking to this article on our daylily society's website, once I get it set up. It's especially timely since both my local groups are getting ready for their shows in June.

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Name: Vicki
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Apr 23, 2012 6:06 AM CST
Thank you Char - for a very detailed and informative article.

The photo's are beautiful! Thumbs up

Name: Char
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Apr 23, 2012 6:57 AM CST
Thank you Mary and Vicki. We had an early problem with the loading of the article, the entire article is now up and running including more images and the third Sculpted sub-form the cristate form. Many Thanks to Trish for the quick fix!
Name: Fred Manning
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Apr 24, 2012 4:41 AM CST
Great article Char, very imformative and easy to understand.

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