Daylilies forum: Fantastic daylily on my street

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Name: Dave
Fairfax County VA (Zone 7b)
Jul 15, 2018 6:51 PM CST
I know there is a lot of confusion surrounding the species H. Kwanso and H. Flore Pleno and I do not want to stir that pot again. In my neighborhood and the places where I drive on a daily basis, I have seen a number of patches of H. Fulva, which have just about all died out by now. But lately I have also noticed a number of patches of a different variety, with tall scapes and flowers similar to H. Fulva, in size, shape and color. From a distance, the most noticeable difference is the vivid orange color. There is one such patch in the yard at the end of my street, so today I took the liberty of photographing a couple of its flowers, and have posted them below.

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Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
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Region: Alabama
Jul 15, 2018 7:00 PM CST
They are pretty, one of my wife's most favorites. They grow extremely well here. No doubt they are attention grabbers and are very pretty.
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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Jul 16, 2018 5:00 AM CST
The daylilies in your pictures look like Hemerocallis fulva 'Flore Pleno', it has a more layered look than the other triploid fulva double, 'Kwanso'.

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