Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: House of Orange

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Name: Becky
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beckygardener
May 25, 2018 6:01 PM CST
Background history:

'House of Orange' is a dormant diploid introduced in 1990 by Weston-J..

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 1994

This plant can be found in our Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'House of Orange') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'House of Orange')
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Name: Elena
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bxncbx
May 26, 2018 4:45 AM CST
Anyone who has ever seen House of Orange knows how different a shade of orange it is. The flowers are big, bold and always perfect!

I have mine in a container. It blooms very well on tall scapes. But the scapes invariably start to lean. Eventually the scapes fall completely over. I'm thinking this is due to the container and where it is located (I brush past the scapes several times a day). Or it could be my crazy squirrels that love to jump on flower stalks! I really should move it into the ground or a raised bed. I'd love to know if others have the same problem.
Name: Boyd Banks
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hillbilly
May 27, 2018 10:33 PM CST
It is a good one with great color here in my zone 6b garden
Name: Stan
Florida Panhandle (Defuniak Sp (Zone 8b)
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GaNinFl
May 31, 2018 6:32 AM CST
I've had House of Orange for a couple years now. It's first blooms were this year. It is performing well and the stats for scape and bloom size are accurate. It is the hottest orange I have.
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Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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blue23rose
Jun 4, 2018 5:15 AM CST
House of Orange is a very intense dark shade of orange. I purchased it in 2010 and then got rid of it in 2017 due to lack of space. I did like it, I just liked many others better.

Other than the color, there was nothing that stood out for me as far as branching and bud count. It would bloom for about three weeks in my zone 6b garden, from mid-June through the first week of July.

I never saw rust on it.

This is the best picture I have showing how dark the color is compared to the surrounding daylilies.
Thumb of 2018-06-04/blue23rose/47fe82

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