Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Rolling Like a River

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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Mar 25, 2018 6:01 PM CST

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'Rolling Like a River' is a dormant diploid introduced in 2001 by Shooter-E..

This plant can be found in our Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Rolling Like a River') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Rolling Like a River')
Name: Sue Petruske
Wisconsin (Zone 5a)
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Mar 25, 2018 10:10 PM CST
I've had Rolling Like a River since 2008. It was a very slow starter but once it got going it multiplied quickly for me. I think it was about 3 to 4 years ago that I transplanted it. I love green throats on any DL and this one is particularly a beauty. It is really green on the years that we get a lot of rain. I'd have to list this one in my top ten favorites. I believe it lives up to its registered height and bloom size.

I crossed it with an unknown and have just one seedling from it (RLaR is the pod parent). I guess I messed up on my records because I have it listed as being crossed with White Eyes Pink Dragon...BUT it is a tet and RLaR is a dip...soooo I guess the bees did the pollination. There was just one seed in the pod. At least it germinated for me!!

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