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noc? and some sdlgs

Posted by flora2b z6a bc (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 16, 13 at 0:51

I'm wondering why some of my daylily sdlgs are opening in the evening as shown below. This was taken at 8pm.....is this what they call a nocturnal opener?
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and some other sdlgs
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and lastly
Lake Norman Spider with friends
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Thanks for letting me share.
flora


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RE: noc? and some sdlgs

I like The Lake Norman spider with clematis. Your last seedling is my favorite.
kay


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RE: noc? and some sdlgs

  • Posted by marric Z5a Ontario (My Page) on
    Tue, Jul 16, 13 at 8:17

I have one of Gossards that opens at around 8 p.m. It is a nocturnal. Marg


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RE: noc? and some sdlgs

I would guess you may be right about your seedlings being nocturnal. I really like your last two seedlings. The last one really has nice coloring.
Linda


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RE: noc? and some sdlgs

Thanks Marg and Linda.
It is interesting that when I checked the parents of the second bud opening, which is the same as the SC-SSU (strawberry candy x spiny sea urchin) seedling, neither parent is nocturnal.....I will have to look into this further when time permits.

Here is another sibling to SC cross, which is bigger and darker, but doesn't have the nocturnal habit.
Flora


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RE: noc? and some sdlgs

  • Posted by marric Z5a Ontario (My Page) on
    Thu, Jul 18, 13 at 8:03

Flora, I love the color on that one. Nice form to. Marg


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