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Nov 11, 2021 7:25 AM CST
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Name: Orion
Boston, MA (Zone 7a)
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Since it is Veteran's Day / Remembrance Day I was wondering about daylilies that may have a military/war theme in their name that you may own? Does anyone own any and have nice photos they might want to share? An odd way to mark the day, perhaps. But not intended to make light of people's sacrifices.
I do not have any myself. Yet.
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Nov 11, 2021 8:24 AM CST

I'm from a 'Military Family' going back to at least WWI ....

So when Ontario Daylily Society (AHS Region #4) fellow member Gil Stelter introduced his tetraploid - 'Remembering Flanders Fields' - (2014) - I bought it to grow on, to be able to share with present day family involved in our military. (Canadian: Air Force + Navy + Army). Additionally various relatives have been involved with American & Canadian & British military over the years and were involved with WWI + WWII + Afghanistan + Viet Nam + Desert Storm + Korea + other international circumstances, including NATO Peace keeping Missions. (Kosovo + Somalia + Sudan + others.)

Having lived in Europe a couple of times myself, I've been fortunate to have been able to walk thru fields of these iconic wild native red poppies waving with the breezes as our WWI & WWII military personnel would have seen them decades ago. And - both fortunately & unfortunately - I've walked between the hundreds - actually thousands - of white crosses in our Allied Cemeteries over there ....

Thanks 'PLASKO' for allowing me to tell you, and to tell others, about these experiences (Me? - Simply an observer. Simply a relative.) AND Gil Stelter's tetraploid -'Remembering Flanders Fields' on this special day.
Nov 11, 2021 12:17 PM CST
Name: Karen
Southeast PA (Zone 6b)
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is the only one I have that is somewhat related to the military/war theme,
Nov 11, 2021 12:57 PM CST
Name: Dave
Wood Co TX & Huron Co MI
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'Artillery Fire' is in the database but I don't have it [yet]
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Nov 11, 2021 3:18 PM CST
Name: Dave
Wood Co TX & Huron Co MI
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The only one I have that fits

Sergeant Major[Trimmer, 2003]
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Nov 11, 2021 10:29 PM CST
Name: Zoia Bologovsky
Stoneham MA (Zone 6b)
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I have a few.

One that is a Pat Ball seedling 19-045, which I named Victorious, as the seedling number suggested 1945, the end of World War 2. At lest if you were an Allies member, not so much for Axis
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Battle of Jericho ( just planted, not my photo)

Phantom Warrior ( just planted, not my photo)

The Blessing of Freedom ( just Planted, not my photo)
Nov 12, 2021 10:03 AM CST
Name: Debra
Nashville, TN (Zone 7a)
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The Ultimate Sacrifice

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Nov 12, 2021 10:52 AM CST
Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

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Delta Force sounded like the military, so I looked it up...

SEAL Team 6, officially known as United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU), and Delta Force, officially known as 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1st SFOD-D), are the most highly trained elite forces in the U.S. military.

Hemerocallis 'Delta Force' 6/2021 Dily- (Gossard, 2004) Semi-Tall Purple Daylily Dily, Mature size: 38", 8.5in. pinched lavender purple flower with a green throat and dark purple eye, USDA Hardiness Zone 4, Michigan Bloom Month 7a, In Garden Bed G3 for 22 MONTHS (Casshigh). Planted in 2019.

Gossard, James: 2004 introduction (Heavenly Island Magic x (Moonlit masquerade x Boney Maroney) Tet 8 ½" Dormant 38" Early. Delta Force is an unusual form pinched lavender purple 8 ½" flower with a nice green throat and dark purple eye. Flowers carry on the early bloom genetics of its pod parent Heavenly Island Magic. The pollen parent was a dormant pink sib to Shake The Mountains. Held back for an extra year because it is such an easy pod parent in full sun. Will take even the most difficult pollen. Flowers have 3-4 way branching with 22-bud count. Brings new dormant early bloom genetics into the unusual forms.

Photo by F.D.Richards, SE Michigan. Additional photos of this plant from 2019, 20, 21:

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Nov 14, 2021 10:46 PM CST
Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
Navajo Warrior
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Heavenly Bombshell
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Eternal Warrior
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Apache War Dance
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Nov 15, 2021 3:08 PM CST
Name: Valerie
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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Just a couple here.

Big Navy
If you look closely at this photo, there is a tiny spider carrying a much larger ant up the petal on the left hand side.
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First Officer's Log
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