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Dec 24, 2013 12:21 AM CST
Name: Betty
Bakersfield, CA
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Birds The WITWIT Badge Garden Ideas: Level 1 Roses
Irises Daylilies Cat Lover Region: California Region: United States of America
I decided I need a daylily fix, and even though I know we've done this before it seems like every year I have new favorites -- so here are some of my favorite oranges for 2013:

SUN SCREAM - Wow!
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PORT ORANGE - Big and beautiful!


PARROT MOON
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HEAVENLY DRAGON FIRE
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ORANGE BLOSSOM SPECIAL - A gift plant from Michele!


BASS GIBSON
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PLAY TO WIN - A gift plant from Bill Maryott
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TANGERINE HORSES


And on the softer side:
CISCO KID - A gift plant from Nicole DeVito
Betty
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Dec 24, 2013 12:49 AM CST
Name: Betty
Bakersfield, CA
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Birds The WITWIT Badge Garden Ideas: Level 1 Roses
Irises Daylilies Cat Lover Region: California Region: United States of America
And some of my favorite orange combinations:

PARROTS OF THE CARIBBEAN - Love love love this one!
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EXOTIC DESIGN
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LILLIAN'S CLOCKWORK ORANGE - A gift from Spunky1 for naming it!
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PUMPKINS GONE WILD
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OCTOPUS HUGS
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HARVEST SKY
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WOODLEA WONDER


SPACECOAST TIGERTAIL TANGO


PRISONER OF TIME
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And I'll finish with a little one:
FIESTA FLIRT
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I do love the oranges, and I'd love to see your favorites too!
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Dec 24, 2013 5:50 AM CST
Name: Vickie
southern Indiana (Zone 6b)
Bee Lover Garden Photography Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: United States of America
Region: Indiana Garden Art Annuals Clematis Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 2
Wow! So many of these I like! And what a breath of warmth on this frigid 14 degree morning Smiling I think I'd have to pick Tangerine Horses and Lillian's Clockwork Orange as my favorites. I like their subtle shades.
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
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Dec 24, 2013 6:27 AM CST
Name: Fred Manning
Lillian Alabama

Charter ATP Member Region: Gulf Coast I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Amaryllis Region: United States of America Garden Ideas: Level 2
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Dec 24, 2013 6:47 AM CST
Name: Vickie
southern Indiana (Zone 6b)
Bee Lover Garden Photography Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: United States of America
Region: Indiana Garden Art Annuals Clematis Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 2
This is really all I have in the line of what I would call orange. Sure had fun going through my pictures to find these. Thanks for bringing up this thread Betty!! I was needing a fix too Big Grin

All Fired Up


Aztec Beauty - Sometimes the colors are lighter, but I always love it when this one gets the gold dusting.


Electric Marmalade Magic


Handsome Ross Carter - althugh this thread is for favorites, this is one of my all-time least favorites. I do not like the height in proportion to the bloom size. But my daughter loves it, so she will probably be getting this next spring.


Hot Ember


House of Orange


Used to think this was Kwanso, but now am wondering if it isn't Flore Pleno. Any thoughts?
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Outrageous


Primal Scream


Spacecoast Citrus Kick


Tuscawilla Tigress
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
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Dec 24, 2013 6:55 AM CST
Name: Vickie
southern Indiana (Zone 6b)
Bee Lover Garden Photography Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: United States of America
Region: Indiana Garden Art Annuals Clematis Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 2
Nice ones Fred. I really like those ruffles on Over Heated and the color of Carrot Cake. Smiling
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
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Dec 24, 2013 8:27 AM CST
Name: Doris&David Bishop
Cartersville, Ga. (Zone 7b)
Cat Lover Clematis Daylilies Garden Art Region: Georgia
Sun Scream (DeVito) WOW, I agree! This was a new addition to our garden Spring 2013.


Oktoberfest (Maryott)
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Neon Embers (E. Scott) This one is appropriately named. It glows like neon.
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Lava Flow (F. Smith) One of our earliest bloomers each spring.
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Little Boss Man (T. Herrington)


Gascone Sunset (P. Gaskins)
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Carrick Wildon (Goldner)
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A Bloom With A View (Davisson)
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Backseat Debutante (Davisson)
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Buddy's Gloria (J. Hall)
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"Anything worth doing is worth overdoing"~~~David Bishop
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Dec 24, 2013 9:40 AM CST
Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Hummingbirder Butterflies Seed Starter Container Gardener
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Birds Ponds
WOW! All these oranges are gorgeous! I love Sun Scream! And the name "Tuscawilla Tigress" tickles my tongue!

As far as the possible "Kwanso", it looks far nicer than any Kwanso that I have grown. I have not grown Flore Pleno, so can't tell for sure, but really pretty what you have there, Vickie! Thumbs up
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us.
Garden Rooms and Becky's Budget Garden
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Dec 24, 2013 10:19 AM CST
Name: Dot or Dorothy Parker
Fort Worth TX (Zone 8a)
Birds Region: Texas Enjoys or suffers hot summers Pollen collector Lilies Irises
Daylilies I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Container Gardener Cat Lover Butterflies Plant and/or Seed Trader
Thanks for this thread Betty. Orange is my favorite flower color. Love all the pics, but especially Sun Scream. I have to get it now. Most of the ones I have and love have already been posted but here they are anyway.

Merry Christmas everyone and Happy New Year.

Dot

Parrots of the Caribbean is such a happy flower.
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Parrot Moon
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Baja California


Orange Blossom Trail
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Port Orange is such a soft orange with that beautiful green throat.
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Orange Electric, a favorite for many years.
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Rio Fiesta


Orange Spice
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Dec 24, 2013 12:24 PM CST
Name: Betty
Bakersfield, CA
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Birds The WITWIT Badge Garden Ideas: Level 1 Roses
Irises Daylilies Cat Lover Region: California Region: United States of America
Wow, I see some here that I would love to get, like ORANGE SPICE, RIO FIESTA and LAKE TAHOE AUTUMN for starters -- if only I had more room… And I think I recently saw in his blog that Bill Waldrop has converted some plants of HANDSOME ROSS CARTER into tets, although he might still be in the process of converting it. Interesting!

MERRY CHRISTMAS everyone!
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Dec 24, 2013 3:37 PM CST
Name: Vickie
southern Indiana (Zone 6b)
Bee Lover Garden Photography Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: United States of America
Region: Indiana Garden Art Annuals Clematis Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 2
Nice ones, Dot!
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
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Dec 24, 2013 7:37 PM CST
Name: Doris&David Bishop
Cartersville, Ga. (Zone 7b)
Cat Lover Clematis Daylilies Garden Art Region: Georgia
Santorini Sunset (Baucom)


Set My Soul Afire (T. Bell) Thumb of 2013-12-25/Casshigh/c1a396

Tangerine Twirl Cupcake (T. Herrington)
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Tropical Hot Flash (Trimmer)
"Anything worth doing is worth overdoing"~~~David Bishop
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Dec 24, 2013 7:40 PM CST
Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Hummingbirder Butterflies Seed Starter Container Gardener
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Birds Ponds
oooh! I love Set My Soul Afire (T. Bell) ! A stunner!
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us.
Garden Rooms and Becky's Budget Garden
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Dec 24, 2013 7:42 PM CST
Name: Mike
Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5b)
"Have no patience for bare ground"
Very nice pics everyone.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone.
robinseeds.com
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is, is amazing, isn't it. MichaelBurton

"Be your best you".
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Dec 24, 2013 11:24 PM CST
Name: Tina
Where the desert meets the sea (Zone 9b)
Container Gardener Daylilies Dog Lover Birds Enjoys or suffers hot summers Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Garden Ideas: Level 2
@blue23rose ... I think you have flore pleno. I looked it up this year because I think I may also have it. Here's a link to the description of the difference between flore pleno and kwanso:

http://www.hemerocallis-specie...

Basically, they differ in the number of petals (I believe, given the scientific terminology, and welcome correction with explanation if needed!). Kwanso normally has 7-12, flore pleno normally 15-18. Looks to me like both of your picks show between 15-18. Thumbs up

Also, it is said to be less invasive than Kwanso, though both reproduce from wandering root systems.
Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of old; seek what those of old sought. — Basho

Daylilies that thrive? click here! Thumbs up
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Dec 25, 2013 12:55 AM CST
Name: Dorothy Spackman
Highland, UT
I must remember--Do not buy more fl
Ooo, you sent me to look up some of my oranges:
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Freaky Tiki


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Bonnie Holley



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Seedling



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Unknown name





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Primal Scream

Pardon the photography.
Good night and Merry Christmas!
Dorothy Spackman
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Dec 25, 2013 5:21 AM CST
Name: Fred Manning
Lillian Alabama

Charter ATP Member Region: Gulf Coast I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Amaryllis Region: United States of America Garden Ideas: Level 2
Ponds Hummingbirder Dog Lover Daylilies Container Gardener Butterflies
A few of my own.
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LILLIAN'S BANGING MANGOS
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FLAMES OF SUMMER Salter 2012
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LIGHT ME UP DeVito 2013
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SANDY CARDEN George J 2013
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SUN SCREAM DeVito F2012
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Dec 25, 2013 6:36 AM CST
Name: Vickie
southern Indiana (Zone 6b)
Bee Lover Garden Photography Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: United States of America
Region: Indiana Garden Art Annuals Clematis Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 2
Thanks Tina. I will have to go back and rename all the ones I listed as Kwanso. I am wondering too if I may have both and just never realized it. Now I have it all along a fencerow and will get to see it all in bloom next season. That should hopefully tell me if I have both.

Love Carrick Gildon and Lillian's Dragon Magic! Set My Soul Afire is stunning as well:)
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
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Dec 25, 2013 10:42 AM CST
Name: Debra
Nashville, TN (Zone 7a)
Butterflies Cat Lover Daylilies Seed Starter Region: Tennessee
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Dec 25, 2013 12:16 PM CST
Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Rescue dogs: Angels with paws needi
Dragonflies Dog Lover Bookworm I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Bee Lover
Plays in the sandbox Butterflies Region: Texas Garden Sages I sent a postcard to Randy! Charter ATP Member
Wow, wow, wow! Wayyyyy too many to pick favorites, I like almost all of them. Thumbs up

Don't have many true oranges.

NOID: Wild Orange
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Oktoberfest
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NOID; Sunset Bay x 2
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