Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Jellyfish Jealousy

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Hybridizer Garden Photography Daylilies Region: Texas Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Sep 5, 2017 6:01 PM CST

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Background history:

'Jellyfish Jealousy' is a dormant diploid introduced in 1995 by Reed.

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 2003

This plant can be found in our Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Jellyfish Jealousy') .

Please join in, if you own this plant! We would love to know more! I award an acorn for performance information posted to this thread.

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Jellyfish Jealousy')
Name: Jill
Baltimore, MD (Zone 7b)
Daylilies Hellebores Cat Lover Region: Maryland Butterflies Bee Lover
Sep 5, 2017 6:51 PM CST
I received this plant as a bonus from Woodhenge last spring so I have only seen it as a new plant in its first season. It started blooming late mid season, and I enjoy the subtle shading of the blooms.
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Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
Sep 6, 2017 10:23 AM CST
I recently added this one and like it--a nice big pastel unusual form, with appropriate height. Bud count is modest though.

Name: Ian McBeth
Lincoln NE (Zone 5b)
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Amaryllis
Sep 6, 2017 2:43 PM CST
I heard about Jellyfish Jealously daylilies. I think my mother has some clumps of them. I might have to check in with her. Smiling

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Name: David McCausland
Horseheads, NY (Zone 5a)
Daylilies Region: New York Enjoys or suffers cold winters Plant and/or Seed Trader Hybridizer Hostas
Sep 12, 2017 2:19 PM CST
I have grown Jellyfish Jealousy for many years. It has been noted elsewhere to be a slow increaser. I think that it is slow to get established, but once gets established, it increases at a moderate rate. This year it was spectacular. I had nine scapes and all were at different heights throughout the clump, so the spacing of the blooms was spectacular. Most scapes had three way branching with about 15 buds per scape. It bloomed over a long period of time. If I correctly recall, it was the first spidery plant I added to my collection. This is one that will remain in my collection. I can say that the pollen is fertile. I did not try to set any pods on it this year. Visitors frequently comment on it as the blooms appear to be floating on air.

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Name: Boyd Banks
Creston N.C. (Zone 6b)
Plant and/or Seed Trader Foliage Fan Bee Lover Dahlias Hummingbirder Bulbs
Annuals Hybridizer Hostas Butterflies Hibiscus Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge)
Sep 13, 2017 10:38 AM CST
It is very good here in 6b very showy in a clump.

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