Sunday, July 3, 2011

Empire Strikes Back-FFO

Here is a daylily variety called Empire Strikes Back.  This is one of the varieties in what is known as the "carved" series.  This is what is called FFO = First Flower Opened, on the plant.  All the daylily phots posted today are FFO.  The blooms are not as perfect as successive petals will be.  This is a variety that has been around for probably 30 years.  If you click on the picture, you will see the detail of the petal leafs.  It really does look carved.  I think it is pretty:

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