Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Festive Fall

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Name: Jonathan Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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jon
Jun 3, 2018 6:01 PM CST

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'Festive Fall' is a semi-evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2001 by Salter.

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

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Festive Fall')
Name: Elena
NYC (Zone 7a)
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bxncbx
Jun 3, 2018 7:51 PM CST
Great timing! I just found my first scapes of the year on Festive Fall today!

One of my all-time favorite daylilies. The color is more coral in my garden but judging from the pictures more orange for others.

Blooms early or early-mid for me. Each flower opens perfectly although some of the earlier ones can be a bit splotchy.

Very pod fertile so if you have a NOID you want to the check the ploidy of I'd use FF. It is also pollen fertile but FF blooms so much I typically don't use its pollen all that much.
Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
mantisOH
Jun 4, 2018 7:24 PM CST
Does okay here, but not a stellar performer. Slightly shorter than registered height. One of the earliest to bloom, in colors that are indeed festive. Would prefer a slightly larger flower.

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