Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Lime Peel

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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Sep 10, 2017 6:01 PM CST
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'Lime Peel' is a evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2002 by Stamile.

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

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Lime Peel')
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Name: Davi (Judy) Davisson
Sherrills Ford, NC (Zone 7a)
Sep 12, 2017 9:56 AM CST
From the early days of UF hybridizing, LIME PEEL has huge, stunning yellow blooms with a green infusion. At the time of its introduction, it was a "state of the art" bloom for its size and motion. I grew it for awhile, but the scapes would not hold up to wind and needed staking to remain upright. I would consider it a hybridizer's you would use for hybridizing to increase the size and motion of a bloom, but would pass on growing it as a good garden plant because of scapes needing staking.
Name: Julie
Roanoke, VA (Zone 7a)
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Sep 12, 2017 1:16 PM CST
Yes, like Judy, I too grew LIME PEEL for a while but ultimately got rid of it because of the weak scapes. It was in full sun and couldn't bear the weight of the blooms. Pretty, but it had to go

Name: Avedon
NE Tex (Zone 8a)
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Sep 13, 2017 10:31 AM CST
Lime Peel is in its third year here, and it is definitely the tallest daylily we grow. Yes, we have had to stake the scapes at times, but we don't mind because we love the flowers.
Name: Debra
Nashville, TN (Zone 7a)
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Jun 13, 2018 4:15 PM CST
I never found the scapes weak here, but I never had that many flowers on the scapes. I do love the shape and color of the flower.

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