Pattern

A daylily that exhibits variations in hue, value, or saturation of the base, midrib, or throat color, in such a way that a design is created beyond that of a bold or solid eye, band, halo or watermark, with or without simple picotee edging. This type of “patterning” includes, but is not limited to, daylilies with concentric rings or feathering of color within the eyezone or elsewhere. It excludes selfs, simple bitones, and simple bicolors.

The AHS annually presents the R. W. Munson Award for the best patterned cultivar as voted on by AHS Garden Judges.

‘Get Jiggy'(Stamile 2008) Shows multi-banded violet eye. Photo by Oliver Billingslea, used with permission

‘Cosmic Kaleidoscope’ (Carpenter-J. 2006) Shows mascara band around watermark. Photo by Julie Covington, used with permission

‘Blue Beetle’ (Gossard 2010) Shows mascara band around bluish band. Photo by Julie Covington, used with permission

‘Spacecoast Freaky Tiki’ (Kinnebrew-J. 2006) Described as stippled or speckled. Photo by Tim Fehr, used with permission

‘Spotted Fever’ (Brown-Oakes 1995) Described as stippled or speckled. Photo by Gus Guzinski, used with permission

‘Screen Pattern’ (Stamile 2005) shows multicolored eye. Photo by Oliver Billingslea, used with permission.

‘Neusa Bergemann’ (Hansen 2003) Shows watermark and eye combination. Photo by Julie Covington, used with permission

‘Winter Wolf’ (Abajian 2005) Shows patterned eye with veining. Photo by Julie Covington, used with permission

Maryott seedling showing an applique within the patterned eyezone.  Photo by Bill Maryott. Used with permission

Maryott seedling showing contrasting midrib color pattern. Photo by Bill Maryott, used with permission

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