Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Orange Vols') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link:AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer:Kirby-Oakes
Year of Registration or Introduction:1981
Ploidy:Tetraploid
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
Minimum cold hardiness:Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Flowers:Showy
Propagation: Seeds:Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods:Division
Child plants:2 child plants

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'Orange Vols' was a featured
Plant of the Day for February 29, 2016.

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Location: Knoxville, TNDate: 2013-06-29
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Location: Greenwood, MNDate: 2015-08-10
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Location: Greenwood, MNDate: 2015-07-20
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Location: Lexington, KYDate: 2015-06-24
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Location: Knoxville, TN
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Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Cheryl's Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Date: 2010-03-27Courtesy of The Gardens of Sunshine Hollow Used with Permission
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-07-04
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2011-07-29
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Comments:
Posted by DogsNDaylilies (SE Michigan - Zone 6a) on Apr 18, 2016 5:45 PM

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.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Awesome Shot.... by GaNinFlJul 23, 2015 6:28 PM2
Your favorite must keep oldies! by bluegrassmomSep 24, 2017 11:32 PM39
July 2017 Blooms by cybersixAug 5, 2017 2:26 PM535
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May 2017 Blooms by SeedforkJun 6, 2017 9:05 PM458
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM1,374
July blooms 2016 by BarbaleeAug 6, 2016 7:37 AM902
June Blooms 2016 by JWWCJul 1, 2016 12:06 PM758
I'm so excited!! I have Scapes!!! by mom2cjemmaJun 7, 2016 6:50 PM35
Second Daylily of the Day cultivar poll by beckygardenerNov 1, 2015 5:43 AM42
July, 2015 seedlings by GDJCBJul 17, 2016 6:41 AM352
july 2015 blooms by dormantsruleAug 2, 2015 5:53 AM729
June 2015 Blooms by kidfishingJul 2, 2015 3:39 PM635
Daylily Alphabet..... Show Us Your "O's" by HemladyFeb 10, 2016 6:13 PM28
Your favorite daylily pics from the summer of 2014 by bluegrassmomOct 18, 2014 7:55 AM34
Any favorite seedlings this year? by BetjaMar 20, 2015 6:20 AM117
August Seedlings 2014 by CharSep 8, 2014 2:30 PM162
July 2014 Blooms by HemladyAug 2, 2014 4:58 PM589
July Seedlings by HemladyAug 2, 2014 3:21 PM326
June 2014 Blooms by SeedforkJul 2, 2014 6:59 PM675
Can someone ID this one? by piksihkMay 27, 2014 4:01 PM10

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