Catching Up in Michigan (and frogs are here!)

maximus7116(MI)July 3, 2012

We've had company for the holiday, so I've only been able to snap some photos but not post. Here's a few to start getting caught up:

DREAMCICLE SUPREME -- LOVE this daylily! I moved it last fall and it seems to have settled in happily.

AFRICAN GRAPE, my favorite and best-performing Munson:

SOUTH SEA SERENADE (I think -- I used to grow both South Sea Serenade and South Sea Enchantment, and the tag got mangled):

INTEGRATED LOGISTICS, a great performer from Hanson:

FIJI, with a nice large bloom:

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION, a pretty bloom but not the best performer:

ETOSHA FLAME, another Munson that does very well here:

And the first frog of the season:


Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

You have some real winners, Chris. African Grape is also a great grower here. Hard to choose a favorite but, leaving out the frog, I will choose Dreamcicle or Fiji. Looking forward to more posts.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2012 at 5:10PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)

Lovely! All of them are extra lovely. And The little frog is too cute. I can see why you love DREAMCICLE SUPREME, it is a stunner!

    Bookmark   July 3, 2012 at 5:13PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
shive(6b TN)

Hey, not fair! You've got frogs AND Integrated Logistics with petal pinching. Dreamcicle Supreme is a beauty. But it might make me go out and buy those orange creamcicles every time I saw it in the garden. Fiji looks really round and fluffy and more pink than orange. But African Grape is the most mouthwatering of all. (It's a good think it's almost dinnertime!)


    Bookmark   July 3, 2012 at 5:52PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
jean_ar(z8 Ar)

wow, gorgeous blooms. lots of pretty ones,and I just love FIJI,and that red one too.There was a lot of frogs around here, until it got so hot and now I dont see any. guess they left to go find water.


    Bookmark   July 3, 2012 at 5:56PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Beautiful Blooms! Especially Etosha Flame and South Sea Serenade.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2012 at 5:58PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mizellie(z7 Al)

Chris, love the little tree frog.. My Fiji didn't look as good as yours this year but this is the first bloom season at my house. I love ETOSHA FLAME.. That's my favorite...Ellie

    Bookmark   July 3, 2012 at 8:43PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Waitforspring(6 MA)

DREAMSICLE SUPREME looks like it has great substance? It's a beauty. Think my favorite is SOUTH SEA SERENADE.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2012 at 9:56PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I like every one of your today's flowers! Especially Dreamsicle Supreme and Fiji.

    Bookmark   July 4, 2012 at 12:29AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Laura twixanddud(5b MI)

All are beautiful! I especially like AFRICAN GRAPE, that one's been on my list for awhile.

Yesterday must have been the kick off for frogs in Michigan - I found a little frog nestled in a bloom of TUPAC AMARU yesterday, made my day. I was able to get a really good picture of him too. He was still there (or was there again) last night when I checked again.

    Bookmark   July 4, 2012 at 7:37AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Julia NY(6)

I agree about DREAMCICLE. All of them look great. Nice pics.


    Bookmark   July 4, 2012 at 8:28AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

That frog sure is cute. Beautiful photos of some really stunning daylilies.

    Bookmark   July 4, 2012 at 8:59AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

You promised to mail me a frog last year. :( lol I hear them sometimes but have yet to ever see one. I like African Grape too-it's so hard to find true purples, they often bloom with a reddish cast here.

    Bookmark   July 4, 2012 at 9:09AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Thanks, everyone.

Dreamcicle Supreme is only in its second year, and yes, it does have nice substance and a decent amount of budding for a transplant.

Once the tree frogs show up, I usually find at least one each day. Sorry I forgot to mail you one, Lisa!

African Grape is such a great plant. Compared to most of the Munsons I grow, it's very vigorous. The color is steadfast and really doesn't have a red tint to the purple. I highly recommend that one.


    Bookmark   July 4, 2012 at 10:49AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
photo of cool blue daylily
Does anyone have a picture of Petit's Cool Blue daylily...
Lambert daylilies
would love to see pics of John Lambert daylilies ....
Siloam Daylilies ID
OK all you Siloam daylily experts. I have 3 daylilies...
Hooray! The Bradford Pear Tree is Down!
We had been intending to take it down for a year, and...
Rice Daylilies
I've grown quite a few of the daylilies hybridized...
Julia NY
Sponsored Products
Outdoor Lighting. Beaumont Wall-Mount Outdoor Fruitwood Arm-Up Light Fixture
Home Depot
Set of Two 2.5 oz. Bodum Pavina Double-walled Glasses
$14.95 | FRONTGATE
King Lyrics Voile Sham - MUSHROOM (TAN) (21X36)
$163.00 | Horchow
SentrySafe Electronic Fire-Safe - SFW123GDC
$299.99 | Hayneedle
Lights Up! Dasan Bronze Table Lamp Black Silk Glow Shade
Lamps Plus
Bolero Bronze One-Light Wall Sconce with Typhoon Glass
$349.50 | Bellacor
Monterey White Wood Double Bed
20" Accented Dark Brown Square Rattan Storage Trunk
Signature Hardware
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™