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Are these daylilies edible?

 
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I'm looking to buy daylilies for some guild plantings but want to be sure these are edible before ordering



https://www.etsy.com/listing/818910818/daylilly-hemerocallis-pink-siloam-double?ref=shop_home_feat_2 (Daylilly Hemerocallis Pink "Siloam Double Classic' )

https://www.etsy.com/listing/873961883/daylily-hemerocallis-strawberry-candy?ref=shop_home_active_6 (Daylily Hemerocallis "Strawberry Candy")

https://www.etsy.com/listing/452110068/wild-orange-daylily-25-fansroot-systems?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=wild+orange+daylily&ref=sr_gallery-1-2&organic_search_click=1 ("Wild Orange Daylily")
 
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as far as i know, all true hemerocallis daylillies are edible, but in my experience, many of the ones that aren’t the standard ‘wild’ orange one are less palatable as raw flowers. less noticeable when it’s cooked (stir fried, etc) flowerbuds.
 
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