Turns out some of the new daylilies are not exactly what we were expecting.  We thought they were all the yellow variety, like the ones pictured above, so imagine our surprise when about six of the plants opened up this week to reveal this:

I'm sure my mom had no idea what she actually gave us (without the blossoms, they look identical).  It looks like we'll be marking these plants for transplanting elsewhere next spring and hitting my mom up for a few more (hopefully) yellow daylilies.