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Jul 14, 2016 8:10 PM CST
South Central Kentucky (Zone 6b)
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Even though I still have daylilies blooming, I miss the riot of color that occurs during peak bloom. What are your favorite late blooming daylilies?
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Jul 14, 2016 8:24 PM CST
Name: Wes
Ohio (Zone 6a)
Cynthia59P said:Even though I still have daylilies blooming, I miss the riot of color that occurs during peak bloom. What are your favorite late blooming daylilies?


Interest here as well. I just got 'Autumn Minaret' and hopefully a good start. I have a few small re-bloomers that can go late but a bloom here and there is but a novelty. I do love a birthday bloom and here in SW Ohio I think my little re-bloomers are my best shot for October daylilies.

Later to start blooming is entirely more desirable, re-bloom or no. I know garden position plays a role but known late starters are something I could really work with. Thumbs up
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Jul 14, 2016 8:43 PM CST
Name: Ashton & Terry
Oklahoma (Zone 7a)
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This is very late. Our bloom season started May 6th and we have been past peak since late June.
This one just started blooming just as it does every year. I have it in a poor place in almost full shade.
It still blooms every year. I should move it but by mid July around here it can be hitting triple digits regularly. So far not this year. I am sharing this one since out of 900 registered daylilies this is the latest.

Kidfishing
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Jul 14, 2016 9:00 PM CST
Name: Elena
NYC (Zone 7a)
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I'm not sure about Kentucky but anyone in the North looking for late bloomers should go to Olallie Daylily Gardens. I bought several late & very late bloomers and was not disappointed. I just found a scape today on Bridal Lilac. Watermelon Summer started getting scapes a couple of weeks ago. Last year Butterscotch Harvest bloomed off and on from August until October & that was its first year blooming! These aren't registered daylilies so you won't find them in the database. And they aren't fancy either. But they will definitely bring daylily blooms to your garden way later than you ever expected! If I can find some pictures I'll post them on this thread.
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Jul 14, 2016 10:00 PM CST
Name: Kevin Smith
INDIANA (Zone 5b)
Mighty Chestnut just started blooming yesterday. Others i have that just started or yet to start are:
Truly Angelic
Orange Tremor
Guided By Voices
Laura Harwood
SO MANY DAYLILYS, SO LITTLE LAND
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Jul 15, 2016 5:56 AM CST
Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
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A few older ones that bloom late for me are:

Ruffled Strawberry Parfait
Suzy Cream Cheese
Pink Peppermint
Tylwyth Teg
Baracuda Bay
So Lovely
Final Touch
Lighthouse Gardens
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Jul 15, 2016 7:31 AM CST
Name: Elena
NYC (Zone 7a)
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Here are some pictures. They aren't very good since I was only taking them for documentation. All were taken in August (midseason last year was the beginning of July). All were blooming for the first time.

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Butterscotch Harvest: bloomed 8/17-10/10.





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Bridal Lilac: bloomed 8/2-8-15.



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Rajastan Sands: bloomed 8/2-8/27.


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Type Alpha: bloomed 8/14-8/27.

I also had A Ripe Peach bloom from 7/27-8/13. It is loaded with scapes now.

What I need to get now is a reliable September bloomer to go with Butterscotch Harvest.
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Jul 15, 2016 7:37 AM CST
Name: Liz Quinn
Statesville, NC (Zone 7a)
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The few that you might consider

Fat Lady Sings
Late Late Show
Butter and Sugar
August Pioneer
Challenger
Autumn Jewels
Most of these have just started producing scapes.
I continue to look for late bloomers, as well.
Liz
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Jul 15, 2016 8:36 AM CST
Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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I appreciate everyone's posts (and cultivar lists) in this thread. I think most of us do want more late bloomers in our gardens. This is an excellent way to find out what some of those cultivars are. Thank you to everyone submitting cultivar names and photos!
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us.
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Jul 15, 2016 10:14 AM CST
Name: Debra
Nashville, TN (Zone 7a)
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I grow lots of lates. These are blooming in my Nashville garden today. Some of the photos are from earlier in the week when we had morning rain.

Best for Last is my fanciest, and it also reblooms!
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August Cherry is a very nice red late.


Autumn Jewels is always a nice one.
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August Frost
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Amber Finale
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We Are the Champions and Miss Goldie Gold Digger, both Davisson intros
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Cardinal Desire


Ruffled Strawberry Parfait
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Regal Finale
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Final Touch - This one often acts as a bud builder!
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Surfin Dude


Waves Become Wings
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Royal Jester just started blooming here.
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Here are some others that just concluded blooming.

Kentucky Lucky, usually reblooms too! Had a much lower than usual bud count this year. The three prior years it bloomed much longer.
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Summertime Revival
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Indy Hustler
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Belated Greetings


Coral Majority - I'm growing this one in too much shade now. It normally blooms much longer and reblooms too.
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Tahlequah Flame
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August Cheer


This late hasn't started blooming yet. Last Chance for Romance is always my very latest. Photo is from last year.
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Wizard's Wish, registered as an ML bloomer, is always one of my latest


Unity Consciousness, another ML bloomer, always goes very late.
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Jul 15, 2016 10:25 AM CST
Name: Pat Strong
Stone Mountain (Zone 8a)
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Debra, such lovely blooms!
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Jul 15, 2016 11:39 AM CST
Name: Debra
Nashville, TN (Zone 7a)
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Thanks Pat! Here are a few more lates I forgot.

El Desperado is always one of the most impressive clumps.
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Tiffany Shade
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Melee is registered as a late but blooms more ML here.
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Jul 15, 2016 12:04 PM CST
Name: Vickie
southern Indiana (Zone 6b)
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Oh my gosh, Debra! I am adding dl's right and left to my want list Smiling You have such beautiful ones! I simply must find room in my bulging flower beds Rolling on the floor laughing
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Jul 15, 2016 4:17 PM CST
South Central Kentucky (Zone 6b)
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I agree Vickie, I am also adding several to my want list after looking at Debra's post! By the way, I think Debra does an outstanding job of pairing up daylilies so that the colors and patterns enhance each other.
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Jul 15, 2016 10:29 PM CST
Name: Wes
Ohio (Zone 6a)
Great number of varieties to sort through here. 4th of July at my south-western Ohio abode is generally peak for most. Generally being a key term. And I to cling to "generally"...

'Stella D' pops, H. Fulva pops and my purchased and nurtured family blows up. Fun on top of fun!
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Jul 16, 2016 1:44 PM CST
Name: Debra
Nashville, TN (Zone 7a)
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Thanks Vickie and Cynthia! I've made it a goal to add MLs and lates over the past five years.

Here's one more that was blooming today.

Later Alligator, an ML that blooms quite late here
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Jul 18, 2016 7:48 AM CST
Name: Mike
Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5b)
"Have no patience for bare ground"
The latest one here is After Awhile Crocodile
Genesta bud builds until the frost kills her with over 140 buds. You can view a pic of her scapes in the datsbase.
Sandra Elizabeth - considered the benchmark for late blooming daylilies.
Bermuda Coral - BIG and coral Rolling on the floor laughing
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Redhill
One Last Pie
Cayenne
Final Touch
Susan Weber
North Wind Dancer
Frans Hals
Carmen Renee
Bridgeton Ivy League
Autumn King
Blast From The Past
August Flame
Last Snowflake
Lime Frost
fyi, the AHS have 49 pages of very late daylilies.
I also have rebloomers here that always go the distance.
Blackeyed Stella
Rosy Returns
Apricot Sparkles
Nature Boy - Not Rick Flair I'm all ears!
On And On
Bitsy -- this one is a champ. Don't let the size fool you.
Endless Heart
Stella's Sparky
Stella's Ruffled Fingers
Stella's Pink Pretty
Centerton One
Still evaluating a few others this year.
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is, is amazing, isn't it. MichaelBurton

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Jul 18, 2016 8:28 AM CST
Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Thanks, Mike! That is quite a list! Thumbs up

I remember your Genesta scape photo! It was amazing! Do you have any idea how big it was when it did that? I am sure it was a clump, right?

I love seeing all the clumps loaded with blooms .... I aspire to grow my daylilies to that size one day .... Big Grin
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us.
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Jul 18, 2016 9:45 AM CST
Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
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http://garden.org/ideas/view/N...

Here is a link to the Garden Ideas Article I did about late bloomers.

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