Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Erin Lea

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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Background history:

'Erin Lea' is a dormant tetraploid introduced in 1992 by Blaney.

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 1998

This plant can be found in the NGA Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Erin Lea') .

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.

Also, please consider adding a "Local Report" to the NGA Plant Database! Thank you!

Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Erin Lea')
Name: Regina
Warrenville, SC (Zone 8a)
Daylilies Ponds Frogs and Toads Dog Lover Cat Lover Butterflies
Dahlias Region: South Carolina
Jul 14, 2016 12:50 AM CST
I love this daylily. In my garden, it grows a little taller at about 28 inches, with blooms being the registered 6 inches. It makes a beautiful clump with showy yellow, slightly golden blooms. It multiplies at a decent rate, and reliably reblooms every year in my garden. In addition, since the reblooms come when the weather is hot and humid, the reblooms tend to be quite toothy, as some of my database images show. It appears to produce toothy offspring as well. Pod and pollen fertile; holds its color and form even on hot days.
South Central Kentucky (Zone 6b)
Daylilies Cat Lover Garden Art
Jul 14, 2016 2:34 PM CST
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In my opinion, Regina is spot on with her comments. I love how it holds its color on the hottest of days. I do wish that it would increase at a faster rate. However, it probably increases at an average rate. I'm just hoping for a large clump to showcase this golden beauty, sooner than later.

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