Daylilies forum: Natural Daylily mutation is strange!

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Name: Keith
West Babylon, NY (Zone 7a)
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Jul 8, 2015 2:00 PM CST
I have some wild orange day lilies I collected many years ago and planted in my garden. I've noticed some offsets produce double or triple flower heads with pollen growing on the petals or the usual manner, but no female part in any of the blooms and when the buds are close to mature the petals have soft spikes! What causes this odd mutation?
Name: Ashton & Terry
Jones, OK (Zone 7a)
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Jul 9, 2015 9:49 AM CST
It's because Daylily (Hemerocallis fulva 'Kwanso') is sterile. Although it is invasive.
I have no idea about the buds though.

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