of the daylily that flowers.
It begins as a bud on
and proceeds to grow until it reaches maturity. At
maturity, it opens its tepals to
expose the flower's form,
color, distinctive markings (eye, halo, edging, midribs, throat)
and the sexual portions consisting of the pistil and stamens.
An individual bloom generally opens for a single day,
then withers, only to be succeeded by one or more new
blooms until all the buds on a scape have matured.
or may not produce a pod from
which seeds are