Daylilies forum: Is there a name for this?

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Name: Sandi
Franklin, WI (Zone 5a)
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Nov 8, 2013 6:57 AM CST
When the lower petal is larger then the other petals and reminds you of a tongue? Sticking tongue out
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Name: Julie
Roanoke, VA (Zone 7a)
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Nov 8, 2013 7:07 AM CST
I don't know that a "name"has been designated for this. It is just a fact that the bottom petal is often longer or larger. There is a "fault"that some of us who are show judges call "tonguing"but it is not the same thing. Tonguing is when a sepal sticks out rather than laying flat as it should, thus causing a fault in form.

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