As a comment about Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Howdy'), sooby wrote:

The bicolor daylily often sold as 'Magic Dawn' is believed to often be 'Howdy'. The registered 'Magic Dawn' is a rose pink self. See the American Hemerocallis Society's Daylily Journal of Fall 2011, page 20.
May 16, 2020 12:21 AM CST
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Name: Ken
Winston-Salem, NC (Zone 7b)
Daylilies & hardy hibiscus
I'm not doubting anyone, but Howdy's description really doesn't seem to fit what's in all the pictures. The petals look on the purple end of the red spectrum, not orange red...and the sepals don't look dark orange, they look yellow.

Is this just a case where the hybridizer's growing conditions may have been different from those of most people who grow it today?

I'm about to buy it...just want to be sure what's what!
Hardy hibiscus are a hobby, but daylilies are an obsession.
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