*Shake it Up
*SHAKE IT UP
(Stamile, P.) TET 21-A (Butterfly Ripples x Tet Cosmic Kaleidoscope)
27” EM Ev Re cmo 6.25” x 3” x 2”. 3-4 way branching. 25-28 buds.
This patterned daylily like most is highly variable
but always presents some kind of “exploding eye” pattern. To me it
always looks as if the exotic blend of purple and charcoal eye seems to
explode off the surface of the cream yellow flower. In fact, I thought
of naming it “Explosive Power” till Grace gave me the name “Shake It
Tet Cosmic Kaleidoscope and Tet Texas Kaleidoscope
have been frustrating to work with. In Florida both opened beautifully
but here in California even the diploids would not open. Still
persistence pays off.
This and the seedlings that are coming from it are
ushering a new generation of easy openers. Exciting and wonderful!
Fertile both ways.