Daylilies – my favorite and some others

Its been hot and dry… the daylilies do pretty well in the heat but the colors get a bit washed out.  I tried to get some photos early in the morning.  People ask if I have favorites. Its hard to choose, but I really like Techny Spider because of the complexity of the coloring.  It’s stunning.

Techny Spider

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Bold Knight

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Double Triple Treat

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Unknown gold from Kim

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Gina

Unknown peach from Kris K.

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Mont Blanc Special

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unknown red/burgundy from Amy

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Pretty in Pink

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Resphigi

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unknown funky orange

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Lydia Bechtold

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unknown pink/yellow

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Daylilies …. yes there are more

The display is really getting good…. almost time for a “group shot”.  The big rain knocked them down, but they are out smiling at today’s sunshine..

Altissima Seedling close -up

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Altissima Seedling .. the long view… this beauty (way in the back) is 6 feet tall

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Indy Harrah

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Unknown yellow

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Common orange..  these are growing around the stump of  Old Man Willow

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Condilla

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Claire Marguerite Deshaines

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The daylily parade continues……

Quite a few more daylilies decided to show their pretty faces over the weekend…  here’s the latest batch

 

Beautiful Edgings

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Woodside Romance

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Key to my Heart

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Storm Track

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Way Beyond the Sun

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Blueberry Breakfast

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Green Flutter

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Peggy Jeffcoat

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Apricot Ruffles

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Ariel

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North Dakota Sunrise

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Gentle Shepherd

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Woman’s Work

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unknown red

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unknown

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Daylily time!

It’s time for the daylily parade.   I used to think daylilies were just boring old orange things by the side of the road and then my friend Kim got me hooked.  I now have almost 60 different ones … most named.  The show starts with the Stella D’oro in mid-June and continues on into August.  Ready for a parade of gorgeous?

Stella D’oro

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Paper Butterfly

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Little Babycakes

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Promises Promises

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Siloam Double Classic

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Two Part Harmony

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Mary Todd

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Matt

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Rhinestone Kid

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Radiation Biohazard

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Hee Hee

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Velvet Shadows

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Vesuvian

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Flamenco Christmas

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Mrs. Hugh Johnson

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Norma Jean

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Stay tuned .. more will open up tomorrow

 

Birthday weekend edition

Yup.. had another birthday (on the 5th).   I say keep ’em coming.  The garden celebrated with me..

Iris ensata…

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Asiatic lilies

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Penstamon

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Prairie mallow

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Thermopsis

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Centaurea macrocephala from my sister Amy

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All those colors above mixed together in the “hot corner”

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Mom’s gas plant….

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and Dad’s pink dahlia..  blooming on my birthday

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Fourth of July

Rainy day here – we’re on the fringes of Hurricane Arthur.   I got out this morning before the rains came  and found a few plants that looked like fireworks …

An allium

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Nectaroscordum gone to seed

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Another allium
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Allium seed head

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Sempervivum blossom

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Campanula – Octopus

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Egyptian onion

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Sedum blossom

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