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Thumb of 2014-10-28/LarryR/11a48e@LarryR submitted this image in the Specific Plants: Daylilies category of the The 2014 All Things Plants Photo Contest.

Mar 1, 2015 12:52 PM CST
WH-WHAT is that ? Never saw this before. If I had to guess, you caught the flower in its own special birth and unfurling, and the shape lasted but only a few minutes. But what a sight ! Hope you got some good votes on that one. It's the first one that moved me to comment. Thank you so much ! It is very cool. Miriam White / Foolbloom
Name: Larry Rettig
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Mar 9, 2015 11:28 AM CST
Thanks, Miriam. That was its actual shape. The petals never unrolled. I so wish I could have captured the gene(s), but it didn't set a pod.
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