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Daylilies forum: August Blooms 2013

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Name: Charmaine
Vermont (Zone 4b)
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Char
Aug 1, 2013 1:31 PM CST

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Well here we are already into Aug.! A few busy days getting things caught up for the needed rain moving in as I type. I don't water the beds so they are looking forward to a drink after putting on a great show during peak the last week and 1/2.
Beautiful images in the July thread, loved seeing all the whites. I seriously need to add more to the garden...list is getting longer.... Whistling A few other images that spoke to me, Beyond Riches and Wild Child, the clump shot of Webster's Pink Wonder. Wish mine would hurry and clump. I moved it 2 years ago and it has been settling in, maybe next year. I'm behind on adding blooms to the July thread so will just continue with these still blooming in August.

Buzz Saw



Calistoga



Catch the Wind



Cloaking Device



Color Me There



Guided By Voices



Imperial Decree



Jamaican Me Crazy



and a few sculpted forms Smiling

Alpha Quadrant



Bonibrae Jack Laundry



Cliff Hanger



Feng Shui Moment



Integrated Logistics, being wild and a bit more tame.





Jellyroll Morton


Char
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Natalie
Aug 1, 2013 2:12 PM CST
Beautiful Char! Jellyroll Morton has to go on my never-ending list! I've been drooling over it for too long now! Drooling
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Name: Theresa Maris
Bowling Green,KY (Zone 6b)
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tgarden711
Aug 1, 2013 5:16 PM CST
Just gorgeous! Smiling
Name: Juli
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daylily
Aug 1, 2013 5:27 PM CST

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I got Jelly Roll Morton a couple years ago. I love it!

Great photos, Char!

Thanks for starting a thread for August!
Name: Charmaine
Vermont (Zone 4b)
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Char
Aug 1, 2013 5:59 PM CST

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Thank you Natalie, Theresa & Juli. Jellyroll Morton is one of my favorites, vibrant, saturated color, tall, super plant...wonderful and worth adding to the garden.
I was surprised when I logged in this afternoon to see an August Bloom thread hadn't been started yet...I know I'm up here in the chilly north but surely I'm not the only one with blooms.... Smiling
Char
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Name: Keith
northern Vermont (Zone 4a)
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julrich
Aug 1, 2013 7:42 PM CST
Char said:Thank you Natalie, Theresa & Juli. Jellyroll Morton is one of my favorites, vibrant, saturated color, tall, super plant...wonderful and worth adding to the garden.
I was surprised when I logged in this afternoon to see an August Bloom thread hadn't been started yet...I know I'm up here in the chilly north but surely I'm not the only one with blooms.... Smiling

I'm sure I have a bunch, including a number of ffo's this morning before I left for a motorcycle trip to lobsterland for a few days...
Name: Mike
Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5b)
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Hazelcrestmikeb
Aug 2, 2013 6:05 AM CST
Char, thanks for sharing those lovely pics. I agree on the Jellyroll Morton standout thingy. LOL!
Mike
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Name: Lisa Klette
Dayton, KY (Zone 6a)
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Lilydaydreamer
Aug 2, 2013 7:12 AM CST
Beautiful!

Blooms are done here except a few reblooms and lates

Here is Crescent Beach on rebloom.


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Name: Alex
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ARoseblush
Aug 2, 2013 8:36 AM CST
Char, I too love your Jellyroll Morton. Outstanding flower.

I still have some FFO's appearing in my garden as well as some outstanding blooms. Rain, sunshine, and cooler nights present deeper colors as assets, but some of those frilly edged plants need help with opening--not so good. Let's see what is blooming in the garden today.


INDIAN GIVER - FFO




ROUND AND ROUND WE GO - FFO- E. Shooter- DIP- Has been in he garden for 3 yrs., never bloomed. Nice surprise.

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BLUE BEAT - FFO- TWINS - Always a late bloomer in my garden, and always spectacular. One of my fav's!

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ROYAL CYPHER - FFO- Added to the garden last year but didn't bloom. Not bad as an ffo- but a way to go to fulfill it's genetics. Will watch this one closely and post further blooms down the road.




BARBARA MORELLO- FFO- Added to the garden in 2010. Never bloomed until yesterday. This is one of the first Nicole blooms that she presented as a hybridizer years ago. I must admit it doesn't at all look like her picture, but then again it's a ffo. The beginnings of that yellow edge is apparent, but the color and edge have a long way to go. Will re-post as further blooms occur.




ESP - FFO - John Shooter - DIP - Always lovely.




TED'S TRIBUTE TO LINDA - FFO - Wowza! This flower is close to 9" in size, and needed some help to open for me to take her picture. Hence the rip in the left petal. I apologize. It's beauty is obvious. Ruffles galore.

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WHO'S THAT GIRL? This is the mistaken plant sent by Pete Harry, supposed to be Indigo Edge. Huge flower.

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ANN HATHAWAY'S GARDEN - FFO- Gaskins- Planted last Fall. Sweet!




SUSAN ELINOR - Encore- Last bloom on this lovely Nicole flower. Been blooming for a month and has outperformed for me.




BARBARA MANDRELL - Another outperformer! Has bloomed for 6 weeks consistently with more to come. Although the cooler temps have taken away some of her beautiful fluffy white edge, she still brightens my garden with her beautiful blooms.

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Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
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Hemlady
Aug 2, 2013 9:05 AM CST
Very nice blooms Alex. It's nice to see that some of Nicole's do well in your zone. I may be moving to zone 4 within a couple of years so seeing your blooms encourages me that they will grow.
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Name: Alex
Warren, VT- Green Mtns. (Zone 4b)
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ARoseblush
Aug 2, 2013 10:16 AM CST
Cindy....Oh how wonderful to have you as a neighbor. As a postscript, I have 17 Nicole plants in my garden. She is one of my favorite hybridizers, and her plants have never failed me. I marvel at just how well they do in my zone. The substance in her flowers are truly amazing. It's like they are made out of a plastic mold. The scapes are strong like steel. Amazing!
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dormantsrule
Aug 2, 2013 11:46 AM CST
Went out yesterday with umbrella in a hard rain and noticed these Rice intro's looked just as good as the day before.

Dream Sequence
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Old Friends
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Summertime Idyll

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Blue Dolphin today.

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This is FFOE on Rodinia, Rice 2011, before cutting short scapes.

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Name: Betty
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Betja
Aug 2, 2013 12:33 PM CST
Char, I really do love that JELLYROLL MORTON, and your picture is absolutely superb! And the other daylilies look fantastic too -- I keep looking at BLUE BEAT, DREAM SEQUENCE and BARBARA MANDRELL and thinking -- well, maybe in time I'll have enough space... Rolling on the floor laughing

I still have a few rebloomers hanging in there:
MINERAL SPRINGS


ORCHID PRELUDE


LIMA


TET. TIME STOPPER - A blended duo!


WILD DREAMS


ROLLERCOASTER RUSH - I didn't see this one until the noon hour, after it had been baking in our 100 degree sunlight for a while, so it looks very faded -- but I'm finally starting to see the wonderful edges like the Floyd Cove picture shows. And please keep in mind that in my climate I don't get nearly the extravagant edges that people in the eastern half of the country get, so I can't wait to see what yours look like! And if I can catch another bloom earlier in the day I'll be sure and post another picture or two. I've really grown attached to this daylily after seeing its metamorphosis over the past four or five months!



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Name: Alex
Warren, VT- Green Mtns. (Zone 4b)
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ARoseblush
Aug 2, 2013 2:02 PM CST
Oh guys, I am just so excited. Jumping out of my skin here. I have a small seedling bed in the front of my home which holds about 60 seedlings that I started last July 2012. I have a one year old seedling that bloomed today. This doesn't happen in Vermont. None of the other seedlings will bloom this year, and I didn't expect them to. I grew this from seed in the Winter of 2011, and planted it in July 2012. The seedling only has only ONE bloom on it, and here it is.

D1-July 2012- BLUE GRASS MUSIC X ROYAL CYPHER (about 5" flower)



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I am a new, pleased as punch, momma! Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing


Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
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Hemlady
Aug 2, 2013 2:33 PM CST
ARoseblush said:Cindy....Oh how wonderful to have you as a neighbor. As a postscript, I have 17 Nicole plants in my garden. She is one of my favorite hybridizers, and her plants have never failed me. I marvel at just how well they do in my zone. The substance in her flowers are truly amazing. It's like they are made out of a plastic mold. The scapes are strong like steel. Amazing!


Well not exactly a neighbor, lol, it will be in Northern Michigan zone 4.

Gorgeous blooms everyone. Hurray! Hurray!
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dormantsrule
Aug 2, 2013 2:51 PM CST
ARoseblush said:Oh guys, I am just so excited. Jumping out of my skin here. I have a small seedling bed in the front of my home which holds about 60 seedlings that I started last July 2012. I have a one year old seedling that bloomed today. This doesn't happen in Vermont. None of the other seedlings will bloom this year, and I didn't expect them to. I grew this from seed in the Winter of 2011, and planted it in July 2012. The seedling only has only ONE bloom on it, and here it is.

D1-July 2012- BLUE GRASS MUSIC X ROYAL CYPHER (about 5" flower)



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I am a new, pleased as punch, momma! Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing




Congrats to you and very envious as it's usually a long 3 year wait here in 7A.

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Name: Alex
Warren, VT- Green Mtns. (Zone 4b)
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ARoseblush
Aug 2, 2013 4:04 PM CST
Dormantsrule....It's a miracle wrapped around 'beginner's luck! When I saw the small scape back in July, I was dumbfounded. Didn't want to say anything. Frankly, I didn't know what to say. I crossed my fingers and ignored it, for fear it would fall off, or be eaten by the chipmunks. Today when out on the daylily hill taking pictures on the side of my house, I remembered that seedling. I walked around to the front of the house, and looked down at my seedling bed. OMG, it was in full bloom. I could not believe it. I just starred at it. It is beautiful for the first flower ever. Pale apricot background with that bright purple/mauvish eye, repeated beautifully on the edge. I am in complete shock. At my age, I questioned whether I should even get into dealing with daylily seeds because of the amount of time it takes to bring a seedling to an adult lily. But I decided to give it a try. I am glad i did.

These seeds were won on the LA from seed seller Darlene. Thank-you, Darlene. I tip my hat to you.
Name: Charmaine
Vermont (Zone 4b)
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Char
Aug 2, 2013 4:52 PM CST

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Beautiful images! Dream Sequence and Mineral Springs are so pretty...Wild Dreams love the pattern.
Congrats Alex on being a new proud momma Hurray! So fun to see those seedlings blooming for the first time.

A few from the past week....

Adorable Tiger



Belle of Ashwood



Beware the Wizard



Condilla



John R. Pike



Leslie Renee, showing a green edge.



Levi Davis



Mason's Mark



and a few sculpted forms Smiling

Dragon King



Empire Queen



Maryzell

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Planet Claire

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Cool Hand Luke

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We Dare to Bare



Char
Name: Betty
Bakersfield, CA
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Betja
Aug 2, 2013 7:58 PM CST
That's a wonderful little seedling, Alex -- congrats!

Char, you have the most interesting and wonderful sculpted daylily blooms! I love WE DARE TO BARE, and I think your avatar bloom is absolutely gorgeous!

Betty
Name: Margaret
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mcash70
Aug 2, 2013 10:54 PM CST
A few blooms today.

Scandalous, Frank Smith and Chicago Star.
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Tuscawilla Tigress and Macbeth.

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