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Mar 17, 2018 6:01 PM CST
'Lillian's Alabama Sunrise' is a evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2007 by Manning.
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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Lillian's Alabama Sunrise') .
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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Lillian's Alabama Sunrise')
Mar 17, 2018 10:53 PM CST
|I received this cultivar from Lisa (Lilydaydreamer) in March 2016. She sent me 3 fans. It bloomed in May 2016 and was a pretty bloom. Unfortunately, it is prone to rust in my garden and zone. Last year, 2017 it did not bloom at all and died down to only 2 fans. I just checked and I still have 2 fans, but they are now very small fans. For whatever reasons, it has not done well for me. I suspect it will be gone by next year.
I will say though, that I love the blooms. The blooms have a blending of orange to light peach colors and a dark pink outline pattern that I really liked. It does fade in the sun as the day goes by. My blooms were approximately 4.6" to 5", not the 5.5" as registered. I can't remember if I crossed it and got any seeds. I think I was reluctant to try breeding it because of the rust susceptibility. My hybridizing goal has been to create rust-resistant seedlings.
Here are 2 photos from May 2016:
Morning bloom photo:
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us.
Garden Rooms and Becky's Budget Garden
Mar 19, 2018 5:01 AM CST
|Sorry you had problems with the daylily Becky. I grew it for several years with good results.|
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