ID help

lorabell NC(8)July 11, 2013

Hi,
I am hoping to id a couple daylilies that where given to me. The white one is smaller, points downward, and smells wonderful like an Easter lily.

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lorabell NC(8)

The Peach/Orange one is a nice size, very pretty.

Any help would sure be appreciated!
Laura

    Bookmark   July 11, 2013 at 6:40AM
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carol23_gw

The first is not daylily but Acidanthera, a gladiolus relative.

Here is a link that might be useful: Acidanthera bicolor murielae

    Bookmark   July 11, 2013 at 7:25AM
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lorabell NC(8)

Carol,
A belated thank you to you. For some reason I couldn't find this post...thought it was deleted...until today when I was looking for something else.. Go figure.

Again, I appreciate your help! Daylilies are a favorite of mine, it's November and I have a variety blooming! I can't wait to add to my collection. They make me smile!ha

    Bookmark   November 6, 2013 at 2:47PM
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Nancy zone 6

I wonder if the 2nd photo is Wisest of Wizards

    Bookmark   November 6, 2013 at 6:32PM
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lorabell NC(8)

There is is!

I have looked at a thousand varieties so far! Maybe my question should have been 'what are your favorite databases to help me identify the unknown'.

I was given buckets of unknowns from a contractor friend who was doing cleanup after some tornados came threw the area a couple years back. They moved dirt and debre from the areas to start the rebuilding, and bulb flowers started showing up in the piles at their dump site. Sure I could use them says I. I've had some fun surprises this Summer to say the least...along with plenty of orange ditch lilies!

Thanks again!

    Bookmark   November 7, 2013 at 11:07AM
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pink_petals(z6 PA)

I'm wondering if that second photo is "Delicate Beads" ? I got that as a bonus from Bob Selman from Blueridge Daylilies on Lily Auction, and this picture looks a lot like the picture I have in my file.

    Bookmark   December 27, 2013 at 2:32PM
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