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RE: Daylilies


The spider variant category was eliminated a few years ago. Spiders must now
have a length to width ratio of 4.0:1 or higher
(http://www.daylilies.org/ahs_dictionary/spider.html) . "Ruby Spider' is
included in the Unusual Forms classification (see link:
http://www.daylilies.org/ahs_dictionary/unusual_form.html).  It's kind of
complicated to sort out.  Many daylilies were registered in the wrong
category. Some people consider 'Ruby Spider' just a large, open form

Chris Petersen
Northport, NY
Zone 7


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Cathy Carpenter
Sent: Monday, August 15, 2005 9:40 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Daylilies

What they call a "spider variant", right? What is the standard for a true
spider? I love the "spider" look, regardless.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

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