Daylilies forum: Bill Maryott was right...

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Name: Diana
Lincoln, NE (Zone 5b)
Daylilies Region: Nebraska Organic Gardener Dog Lover Bookworm
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ShakespearesGarden
Jun 3, 2017 7:00 AM CST
It is Paul Aucoin... I never woulda thought that dark eye could pale out that much...

FFE a few days ago


Today's second bloom ever


So, now I have to breed a daylily and name it "Egg on My Face"
Scout's motto: Be Prepared...
Name: Pat Strong
Stone Mountain (Zone 8a)
Region: Georgia Dragonflies Ponds Cut Flowers Dahlias Birds
Orchids Butterflies Garden Photography Houseplants Hummingbirder Daylilies
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Pat236
Jun 3, 2017 8:20 AM CST
Lol...mine too. I was sure that it was not Paul Aucoin.
Pat236
Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
Composter Garden Photography Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Identifier Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Region: Alabama
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Seedfork
Jun 3, 2017 9:09 AM CST
I love to see posts that show just how much a first bloom can be so different, I have had a few I could swear could not possibly be right, but were.
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Name: Diana
Lincoln, NE (Zone 5b)
Daylilies Region: Nebraska Organic Gardener Dog Lover Bookworm
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ShakespearesGarden
Jun 3, 2017 3:20 PM CST
I've never experienced such a drastic change before from one bloom to the next. I was reminded to practice patience today...
Scout's motto: Be Prepared...
Name: Debra
Nashville, TN (Zone 7a)
Daylilies Cat Lover Butterflies Region: Tennessee Seed Starter
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shive1
Jun 3, 2017 7:23 PM CST
Wow, that is a big difference!
Name: Regina
Warrenville, SC (Zone 8a)
Daylilies Hybridizer Region: South Carolina Dahlias Butterflies Cat Lover
Dog Lover Frogs and Toads Ponds Keeper of Koi Garden Ideas: Level 1
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scflowers
Jun 4, 2017 6:54 PM CST
So glad it turned out to be the correct plant...I was a doubter for sure on those pics!
Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
Daylilies Hybridizer Irises Butterflies Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Birds Region: Michigan Vegetable Grower Hummingbirder Heucheras Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge)
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Hemlady
Jun 6, 2017 8:54 AM CST
I had an experience with a daylily changing dramatically several years ago. When I first purchased Banned in Boston, the first few blooms on it didn't look anything like the bloom should have. In fact I thought I was sent the wrong plant. After about a week of blooming it finally got it right. Look at the differences in these pics.

BANNED IN BOSTON (first few blooms looked like this)


Thumb of 2017-06-06/Hemlady/b499b4


BANNED IN BOSTON (blooms after about a week)


Thumb of 2017-06-06/Hemlady/de4315

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