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Searching for I think they are referred to as Ditch Lillie

Have been searching for the common lilly that grows wild along Ohio's
highways.

Do not want to stop and attempt digging this lilly out of a ditch.

My sister has been searching for them also and would like to obtain
this particular native plant.

Does anyone know where we can obtain or purchase this lily?

Thank you for any assistance.
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The common orange daylily is called a tiger lily. If you search for that, I'm sure you will find them.

Here's an old thread we had on them:

https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=13791

It points out that they are not actually native to this country, but were imported here from China, back in the 1800's. So they've been here a long time and they have naturalized, so they grow wild all over the place.

We just had a thread from someone asking how to get rid of them. They do spread fairly fast.
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Here's the thread of the person wanting to know how to kill them

https://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=24196#24196

gurneys.com and brecks.com carry them
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Re: Searching for I think they are referred to as Ditch Li

They are Daylilies, Hemerocallis fulva, a species daylilly scattered all over the country in every state (I think even in the two not contiguous). They are tough and will spread and make a good ground cover. Not everyone is fond of them--the hybridizers seem to look down on them and have named over sixty thousand varieties and have changed the form into shapes and colors you would not believe. But I have always liked them because they seemed to be around every farmhouse and mark many former farms and cellars and former sites where people settled-some woman must have passed them along and carried them to every new farm. They do not form seed because of a genetic difference, the are triploid---well I am tired and it's late so I will not go into an essay ---google daylilies and you should find several daylily gardens that sell the species. I would not spend hundreds on some of the new varieties but , who knows, you might like them. Weedy

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Re: Searching for I think they are referred to as Ditch Li

In New England they'd be called day-lili.

Its in the allium family I bet they are offered for sale. Try a search.
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