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Re: new pictures NOW daylilies

The Tawny Daylily, Hemerocallis fulva, is a staple hereabouts and is
especially good for planting on the angle of a ditch to prevent erosion.
However, I've often seen plantings made by people who may have heard them
called ditch lilies, and they plant them at the bottom of the ditch.
Doesn't hurt them - nothing will - but, well, sort of unclear on the

I have 2 smallish plantings of them - used to have a third - but they
multiply so readily, I keep digging them out and potting them up for my
sale.  They always sell.  In past postings when I admitted to a littl plant
snobbery for liking rare and different plants, I also mentioned loving some
of the old favorites.  The Tawny Daylily will always have a home here.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Zemuly@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, May 22, 2004 7:06 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] new pictures NOW daylilies

> In a message dated 5/22/2004 6:25:08 AM Central Standard Time,
> holmesbm@usit.net writes:
> orange is usually found in TN;
> At this end of TN they are known as "ditch lilies," and some people
> them.  I, however, love the fact that they thrive on neglect.  I have
> orange ones I dug up from my mother's garden so they are especially nice
> me.  The double ones are just as prolific as the singles, IMHO.
> zem
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