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Daylily Heavenly Curls

By Gossard – 2000

This creamy white spider/unusual form daylily twists and turns in all directions because it is both crispate, cascading and spatulate. It is a dormant, diploid that is 27 inches tall with a 7 inch bloom and bud count; 12 buds on 2 branches. It is a mid-season bloomer. The bright green throat draws the eye to it and then the rest of it makes the observer say “wow!” Because they have species H. Citrina in their background they will have characteristics like vigor, fragrance and a nocturnal opening. They will open during the night and then last the whole next day.

Parentage: Mormon Spider x Frozen Mert



Daylily Creature of the Night

By Reed – 1999

This one often gets comments from visitors as it is very distinct.  It is a dark purple spider with large bright white midribs blending into a large star shaped throat that blends from cream to lemon yellow. Stamens the color of the petals set it off, and it usually has perfect form. It is 34 inches tall with a 7 inch bloom that has a spider ratio of 4:1. A dormant, diploid it holds it’s flowers into the night where the stars simply glow.


Daylily Umbrella Parade

By Temple – 1990

Umbrella Parade is an early season, rebloomer that is a semi-evergreen, diploid and a spider with a ratio of 5.00:1. He has light purple petals with a wine colored eye over a large chartreuse transitional area into a green throat, while the sepals are light yellow. It takes a different form every time. It is 30 inches (76 cm) with a 9 inch (23 cm) flower.

Parentage:  Rainbow Spangles × Garden Portrait


Daylily Mother of Angels

By Couturier-G.- 2000

This dramatic pale ivory spider often gets a “wow what’s that?” from visitors. The pale cream petals are brushed with gold that spreads into the bright gold throat, and seems to glow in the dark. The spider ratio is 4.40:1 and the petals can twist like many spiders do, but it also has a rippled edge that is almost toothy.  It is 38 inches (97 cm) tall with a 7 inch (18 cm) flower. An early/mid season rebloomer; it is a dormant, diploid with 13 buds on 3 branches. 

Patentage:  seedling × seedling


Daylily Judge Roy Bean

By Reinke – 1996

If you love spiders this one should be in your garden; at 39 inches (99 cm) tall, with a bloom size of 9 inches (23 cm) and a spider ratio of 5.20:1, it really has a form much like its parent Kindly Light. It is a mid to late season bloomer, a dormant, diploid and is fragrant!  The difference is the color.  Described as; soft persimmon gold self with creamy ribbing and a large light greenish gold throat.  I had to google Persimmon. It is described as an orangey red, so this description is absolutely correct as the petals almost look like gold underneath the “persimmon” is showing through giving it a streaked effect.

Parentage:  Persimmon × Kindly Light


Daylily Handsome Prince

By Couturier 1993

Handsome Prince is a seven inch spider with a ratio of 4:1.  He is fragrant, and a very light orange to yellow, with a large burgundy eyezone above a chartreuse throat.  The plant is a midseason bloomer, 38 inches tall and a dormant diploid.



Daylily Crazy Pierre

By Whitacre – 1990

Crazy Pierre is a gold spider with a maroon eyezone above a chartreuse throat.  It is 24 inches(61 cm) tall and has a 7 inch(18 cm) bloom. A mid season bloomer and a dormant diploid, it has a spider ratio of 5:1.

Parentage:  Arachne × Silent Night



Daylily Bat Signal

By Reed – 1996

Bat Signal is classified as unusual form/crispate, meaning that the petals are curled, twisted and pinched. It is a peachy cream with a merlot eyezone and a green throat. It is an evergreen, diploid that is 52 inches tall(132 cm) and has a 6 inch(15 cm) flower.


Daylily Seedling Holly in Pink

Unregistered seedling – Matel

Holly in Pink was one of 3 seeds given to me by a friend. The flower  like it’s pod parent Holly Dancer is a spider and a great bloomer.  It is peachy pink with a darker fuchsia eye band and a large star shaped golden eye.  There are prominent golden mid ribs and large stamens that are the same color as the star.  She is about 36” tall and has 6.5 inch blooms. A dormant diploid with sturdy scapes.

Parentage:  Holly Dancer x Flutterbye




Daylily Loch Ness Monster

By Couturier-G. I – 1992

This is one of my favorites.The silvery lavender spiders seem to curl into the most interesting forms. The spider ratio is 4.40:1. The petals are defiantly darker than the sepals, and the edges and mid ribs are cream colored with varying degrees of ruffling and a few teeth. There is also a darker blended halo and a green throat.

A dormant diploid, It is taller for me than the 25 inches that it is supposed to be, but the sturdy scapes hold up tons of 7.5 inch flowers.

Parentage:  (Lavinia Love x seedling)


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