Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Black Arrowhead

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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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beckygardener
Apr 10, 2016 6:01 PM CST
Background history:

'Black Arrowhead' is a semi-evergreen diploid introduced in 2002 by Ned Roberts. Ned was nicknamed "Spiderman", because he had a passion for spider and unusual form daylilies. He passed away in 2006.

If you would like more information about this hybridizer, see Char's thread: The thread "ATP Series: The Daylilies of Ned Roberts" in Daylilies forum

It is a mid-season bloomer. It has earned the Honorable Mention: 2010 AHS award. It is listed as pod and pollen fertile with 1 registered child: http://garden.org/plants/parentage/36228/

This plant can be found in the ATP Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Black Arrowhead') .

Please join in, if you own this plant! We would love to know more! I award an acorn for performance information posted to this thread.





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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Black Arrowhead')
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Name: Judy
Louisiana (Zone 9b)
Region: Louisiana Region: Gulf Coast Hybridizer Seller of Garden Stuff
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judydu2
Apr 10, 2016 7:54 PM CST
'Black Arrowhead' (Roberts-N., 2002) is a fabulous grower, clumps up quickly and is fertile both ways. I highly recommend this cultivar to anyone who favors the spidery-looking blooms.
Name: Mayo
The Netherlands, Europe (Zone 9a)
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Mayo62
Apr 11, 2016 5:07 AM CST
I have this DL since last Autumn.
Sadly it is one of the very small plants that I received, so I think it will take a while before it will flower Sad
(but you never know, it may surprise me this Summer! Hilarious! )

I took a look at the childplant, My buddy Landon, : wow! Another DL for my wishlist Lovey dubby

Mayo
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Name: Stan
Florida Panhandle (Defuniak Sp (Zone 8b)
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GaNinFl
Apr 11, 2016 6:38 AM CST
Not a growers report but,
This is one of those on my wants list. It will accompany the other Native American Heriatage bed. Love this CV Drooling
Stan
(Georgia Native in Florida)
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Name: Lisa Klette
Dayton, KY (Zone 6a)
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Lilydaydreamer
Apr 23, 2016 8:54 PM CST
My Black Arrowhead is not in the best location which may contribute to its relatively slow growth for me.
Blooms look great.
No report on fertility.
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