Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: California Sunshine

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Hybridizer Garden Photography Daylilies Region: Texas Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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Oct 16, 2016 6:01 PM CST

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Background history:

'California Sunshine' is a semi-evergreen tetraploid introduced in 1985 by Chesnik-J..

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 1990

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

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 'California Sunshine')
Name: Barbalee
Amarillo, TX (Zone 7a)
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Barbalee
Oct 16, 2016 6:14 PM CST
'California Sunshine' was a bright bloomer for me in Zone 7A as a first year DL. I got it as a left-over from our club sale in April, and it was blooming in June. It's supposed to be a re-bloomer, and it didn't do that for me this year, but it did produce several nice blooms in its maiden year here. She's listed as a semi-evergreen, so I'll be watching her this winter to see how that goes, too!
Name: Maryl
Oklahoma (Zone 7a)
Cat Lover Roses Daylilies Container Gardener Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Cactus and Succulents
Region: Oklahoma Enjoys or suffers hot summers
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Maryl
Oct 17, 2016 1:32 PM CST
I don't grow this one, but that brilliant yellow is sure a stand out. Hope more people have grown it and will comment. Otherwise I might just have to add this one to my yellow collection and try it for myself.......Maryl

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