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Inglewood, California (part of (Zone 10a)
Jun 29, 2017 5:02 PM CST
|Hi, I'm new to this forum and really enjoying it. I love dayliies and have a motley collection of mostly unknown named varieties, some definitely old varieties or maybe even species. I have one unknown which is the longest blooming one I have grown so far. Wondering what ones others have?
I call this one "Cinnamon" because it looks like it has a dusting of cinnamon on the petals. Color is a muted/pale golden, petals pointed, trumpet shaped, slightly darker throat. The flower stalks can be up to 5 feet tall and it forms pups on the stem which may also bloom, grow roots and can be planted. Leaves are long, draping, strongly folded and can be at least 2 1/2 feet tall. Forms a large clump but does not spread by rhizomes. Bloom period is on and off from May to October here in the Los Angeles area, zone 9b/10a. I will include a photo as soon as I catch one in bloom and figure how to upload!
I would love to add more long-blooming ones to my collection if anyone wants to trade.
What about you?
Jun 30, 2017 5:19 AM CST
Looking forward to the photos of your plants. The "pup" you describe are called proliferations on daylilies. Here in my zone we get a lot of rebloom from daylilies, so fortunately I end up with some that bloom for fairly long periods of time.
A few of my favorites are:
Filled With Joy
Gypsy Rose Lee
Jun 30, 2017 7:19 AM CST
| Mimulus59 : ) last year Chosen Love bloomed for five weeks, but I didn't record much for stats so I don't know if that was original bloom only or with rebloom. I don't know if I did rebloom last year...
Your "Cinnamon" sounds lovely : ) Can't wait to see pictures...
*edited to correct cultivar spelling*
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