Hemerocallis Species
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H. forrestii (Diels, 1912)

[Diels, L., Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, vol.5, 1912, p.298-299]
Synonyms:  

H. forrestii (nearly from the front)
Photo: Juerg Plodeck (Basel, June 2004), © Copyright Juerg Plodeck 2004
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Inflorescence: Time:  
Flower: 2 types either orange-red or pure orange, funnel-shaped
Fragrance:  
Sepals: 3-4cm wide, not veined
Petals: 3-4cm wide, not veined
Tube: 1.2-2cm long
Pedicel:  
Fruit: 3.5cm long, 2cm in diameter, longish, flatened at top
Seeds:  
Scape: 30-40cm long, repeatedly branched at the end
Bracts: 6cm long at main scape, 1cm at branches
Leaves:   30cm long, mid-green, strong
Roots:    
Remarks: Spreading:  
Growth: dwarf or semi-dwarf
Sterility:  
Habitat: China (province Yunnan, eastern flank of the Lichiang range)
Common Names: Engl.: Forrest's daylily
German: Forrests Taglilie
Japan.:  
others: grows at dry ridges and rocky banks at altitudes of around 250m
not winter-hardy in North and Central Europe

H. forrestii (from the front)
Photo: Juerg Plodeck (Basel, June 2004), © Copyright Juerg Plodeck 2004
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H. forrestii (from the side)
Photo: Juerg Plodeck (Basel, June 2004), © Copyright Juerg Plodeck 2004
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