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Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

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frankrichards16
Aug 16, 2020 7:32 AM CST
I have many new tall daylilies this year. Here's one registered at 50" that I planted last year. It was only about 3 feet this year, so it has some growing to do.

Hemerocallis 'Flying Down to Rio' (Schwarz-B., 2002) Photo by F.D.Richards, 7/2020 - Tall Orange Daylily Dily, hem-ur -oh-KAL-iss, Mature size: 50", 8.5in. Orange with red eye., USDA Hardiness Zone 4, Michigan Bloom Month 7a, In Garden Bed g1 for 313 DAYS (Bedma). Planted in 2019.

AHS: Flying Down to Rio (Schwarz-B., 2002)
height 50 in.(127 cm), bloom 8.5 in.(22 cm), season MLa, Dormant, Tetraploid, 20 buds, 5 branches, Unusual Form Crispate, Orange with red eye. (sdlg × sdlg)
Awards: HM 2013

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Name: Mike
Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5b)
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Hazelcrestmikeb
Aug 16, 2020 7:42 AM CST
Frank, I love the color on this one. We noticed that you love'em TALL Rolling on the floor laughing
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Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

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frankrichards16
Aug 17, 2020 5:09 AM CST
Hemerocallis 'Ancient Elf' (Gossard, 2007) Photo by F.D.Richards, 7/2020 - Tall yellow Daylily Dily, hem-ur -oh-KAL-iss, Mature size: 54", 4in. golden yellow self above yellow throat , USDA Hardiness Zone 4, Michigan Bloom Month 7a, In Garden Bed J2,09 for 21 MONTHS (Lisa,). Planted in 2018.

American Daylily Society: Ancient Elf (Gossard, 2007)
height 56 in.(142 cm), bloom 4 in.(10 cm), season M, Rebloom, Dormant, Tetraploid, Very Fragrant, 22 buds, 5 branches, Unusual Form Crispate, Golden yellow self above yellow throat. (Tet. Itsy Bitsy Spider × Tet. Nutmeg Elf)

Ancient Elf (Gossard, 2007) height 56", bloom 4", season M, Rebloom, Dormant, Tetraploid, Very Fragrant, 22 buds, 5 branches, Unusual Form Crispate, Golden yellow self above yellow throat. (Tet. Itsy Bitsy Spider × Tet. Nutmeg Elf). Planted in hard clay soil.

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Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

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frankrichards16
Aug 19, 2020 5:26 AM CST
Hemerocallis 'Traveling Soldier' (Fitzpatrick, 2008) Photo by F.D.Richards, 7/2020 - Purple Daylily Dily, hem-ur -oh-KAL-iss, Mature size: 36", 7" Purple Crispate. Purple with darker watermark above light green throat, USDA Hardiness Zone 3, Michigan Bloom Month 7a, In Garden Bed N1,04,3 for 22 MONTHS (Garde). Planted in 2018.

American Daylily Society: Traveling Soldier (Fitzpatrick, 2008)
height 36 in.(91 cm), bloom 7 in.(18 cm), season M, Dormant, Diploid, 28 buds, 3 branches, Unusual Form Crispate, Purple with darker watermark above light green throat.

Traveling Soldier (Fitzpatrick) 36" M 7" Purple Crispate Unusual Form. 3-way branching. 28 buds. Planted near Lilac shrubs, soil was quite dry. Seems to be on the early side of midseason.

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Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

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frankrichards16
Aug 22, 2020 5:13 AM CST
Hemerocallis 'High Falootin' Floozie' (Davisson-J., 2005) Photo by F.D.Richards, SE Michigan, 7/2020 - Tall Lavender Daylily Dily, hem-ur -oh-KAL-iss, Mature size: 46", 8in. lavender with darker eye above yellow to green throat BC/B=26/5, fragrant, midseason, semi-evergreen, tet., USDA Hardiness Zone 3, Michigan Bloom Month 7a, In Garden Bed F4,04,2 for 35 MONTHS (Ogden). Planted in 2017.

American Daylily Society: High Falootin' Floozie (Davisson-J., 2005)
height 46 in.(117 cm), bloom 8 in.(20 cm), season M, Rebloom, Semi-Evergreen, Tetraploid, Fragrant, 26 buds, 5 branches, Unusual Form Crispate, Lavender with darker eye above yellow to green throat. (sdlg × Risen Star)

Unusual Form, Crispate. (sdlg × Risen Star)

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SunnyinMichigan
Aug 23, 2020 6:35 AM CST
Frank, I noticed the breeder's description of 'Ancient Elf" includes "very fragrant".

I am always on the lookout for fragrance in the garden -- did you happen to notice if 'Ancient Elf' was fragrant?

Thanks!

Sunny
Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

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frankrichards16
Aug 23, 2020 9:19 AM CST
SunnyinMichigan said:Frank, I noticed the breeder's description of 'Ancient Elf" includes "very fragrant".

I am always on the lookout for fragrance in the garden -- did you happen to notice if 'Ancient Elf' was fragrant?

Thanks!

Sunny


Sorry, i did not make a note of it. I usually do not bother smelling flowers, Even if they are fragrant, I smell nothing:) Also, I went out to check on it and it is done blooming. It is listed as a rebloomer, so if it does I will try to check it out.

Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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blue23rose
Aug 23, 2020 12:37 PM CST
I love all of your tall ones, Frank!! Simply awesome
Vickie
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Name: Boyd Banks
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hillbilly
Aug 23, 2020 10:15 PM CST
Getting airborne is near 6 feet tall here
Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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blue23rose
Aug 24, 2020 4:21 AM CST
Pretty color on 'Getting Airborne'!

Chew Mailpouch Tobacco is about 5 feet tall this year, but next year should reach it max at 6 feet. It is also bud building, so has bloomed for six weeks now on the one and only scape I have. It's just a plain old barn red color, but it is a welcome addition to my garden. Can't wait until it is a clump!


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Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

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frankrichards16
Aug 24, 2020 5:32 AM CST
I planted Chew Mailpouch Tobacco in 2019. After 45 days in the soil, it produced a bloom. One year later, it was about 4 feet tall. Looking forward to next year:)

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Name: Mike
Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5b)
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Hazelcrestmikeb
Aug 24, 2020 11:11 AM CST
Nice tall ones Boyd and Frank.
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Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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blue23rose
Aug 24, 2020 11:50 AM CST
That's pretty impressive to get a bloom 45 days after planting, Frank. I got mine in 2018, it put up a scape in 2019, but the scape dried up. So this is the first year I've seen it in bloom. I love it!
Vickie
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Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

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frankrichards16
Aug 24, 2020 5:43 PM CST
blue23rose said:That's pretty impressive to get a bloom 45 days after planting, Frank. I got mine in 2018, it put up a scape in 2019, but the scape dried up. So this is the first year I've seen it in bloom. I love it!


Yes, i was surprised that it actually put out a bloom in such a short time. I did nothing:)

I have noticed that some of the "tall" daylilies that i planted take a couple years to grow up, while some are quite tall after only one year.
Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

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frankrichards16
Aug 28, 2020 5:28 AM CST
Here is one that is still quite short after one year...

Hemerocallis 'Reminds Me of Fireworks' (Grossmann-M, 2009) Photo by F.D.Richards, 7/2020 - Tall Red Daylily Dily, hem-ur -oh-KAL-iss, Mature size: 39in, 12in. Red self above yellow throat, USDA Hardiness Zone 3, Michigan Bloom Month 7, In Garden Bed v1 for 303 DAYS (Shake). Planted in 2019.

AHS: Reminds Me of Fireworks (Grossmann-M., 2009)
height 39 in.(99 cm), bloom 12 in.(30 cm), season M, Semi-Evergreen, Tetraploid, 18 buds, 3 branches, Unusual Form Cascade, Red self above yellow throat. (All American Chief × unknown)

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Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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blue23rose
Aug 28, 2020 6:57 AM CST
Oh wow, Frank. I love that large yellow throat! It is shaping up to be a gorgeous clump!
Vickie
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Name: Nancy
Bowling Green Kentucky (Zone 6b)
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alilyfan
Aug 28, 2020 6:40 PM CST
Reminds Me of Fireworks is a great plant, but in the 5-6 years I have had it, it has never met its height. 35 to 36" tall is the norm. It does get about its bud count and multiplies well.
Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

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frankrichards16
Sep 4, 2020 5:27 AM CST
Moved to its current location last year. Looks like it will do ok. Not at its registered height, maybe next year.

Hemerocallis 'Getting Airborne' (Gossard, 2006) Photo by F.D.Richards, 7/2020 - Tall Purple Daylily Dily, hem-ur -oh-KAL-iss, Mature size: 56", Purple self above green throat , USDA Hardiness Zone 3, Michigan Bloom Month 7a, In Garden Bed D0 for 297 DAYS (Ogden). Planted in 2019.

American Daylily Society: Getting Airborne (Gossard, 2006)
height 56 in.(142 cm), bloom 10.5 in.(27 cm), season M, Dormant, Tetraploid, 22 buds, 5 branches, Unusual Form Crispate-Cascade, Purple self above green throat. (Ron Dunn × Royal Celebration)
Awards: HM 2009

Honorable Mention: 2009. Greenhouse pot dies 2018. Moved from K4 (2 years) to D0 island on 9/16/2019.

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Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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blue23rose
Sep 4, 2020 8:34 AM CST
Frank, that is a great shot showing how the scapes are holding up those huge blooms on 'Getting Airborne'! I am surprised that it is registered at being so much taller than either of its parents.

I love seeing all the flickr pictures that you link to. The pictures from 2018 showing that nice saturated purple are gorgeous!

Anytime I see 'Royal Celebration' in the parentage, I get a bit leary of a cultivar's performance, but it looks like GA got all the good stuff from the pod parent, lol! I still haven't gotten rid of 'Royal Celebration' like I threatened to do, but it has never, ever performed well. The blooms are always splotchy and misshapen.
Vickie
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
Name: Mike
Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5b)
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Hazelcrestmikeb
Sep 5, 2020 6:33 AM CST
I sent my RC to someone willing to give it a chance. Next on the list is Euro Mazing. It is ironic that Royal Celebration is the pollen parent of this one. I am hereby offering Euro Mazing free for shipping. It is taller than the registered height of twenty nine inches in my garden.
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