Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Kirby-Oakes
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1981
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Bloom Traits: Bitone or Reverse Bitone
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: orange bitone
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2009

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Common names
  • Daylily

'Orange Vols' was a featured
Plant of the Day for February 29, 2016.
Comments:
  • Posted by DogsNDaylilies (SE Michigan - Zone 6a) on Apr 18, 2016 5:45 PM concerning plant:
    According to the 2016 Oakes daylily catalog, this cultivar was "named in honor of [their] local University of Tennessee volunteers." (...the name being short for "orange volunteers," presumably.) Their listing states that Orange Vols has "superb dark blue green foliage." I hope others find this as interesting as I do; I really enjoy learning the inspiration behind daylily names, particularly if it is an unusual name without a clear meaning.

    Note: I do not have this daylily in my garden (not yet, anyway), so these comments are not verified by me but, instead, listed to help potential buyers.
Discussion Threads about this plant
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