PlantsDaylilies→Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Big Snowbird')

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Millikan-B.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1990
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 2.3
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: near white self with chartreuse throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2002
JC: 1991

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: ((Aspen x Wedding Vow) x Gentle Shepherd) x Monica Marie
Child plants: 11 child plants

Nice white

'Big Snowbird' was a featured
Plant of the Day for May 11, 2016.

Photo gallery:
Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KYDate: 2015-07-09
By LilySue
Give a thumbs up
Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KYDate: 2017-07-07
By LilySue
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
By vic
Give a thumbs up
Location: University City, Missouri, zone 6A grand presence in the garden
By mbouman
Give a thumbs up
Location: Perfect Perennials, the Garden of Diane & Stuart KendigDate: 2012-07-01
By kimkats
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2008-06-20Posted with permission and photographed by Marifrances Hiltz http
By vic
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
By Joy
Give a thumbs up

Posted by Hazelcrestmikeb (Hazel Crest, IL - Zone 5b) on Feb 18, 2013 8:46 AM

Long bloomer. Polys often. High bud count.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Plant Events from our members
beckygardener On March 1, 2017 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Plant died much to my surprise after it bloomed and then later rebloomed for me.
beckygardener On April 4, 2016 Bloomed
First flower of this year bloomed on 1 of' 3 scapes.
beckygardener On December 28, 2015 Transplanted
Planted in raised bed.
beckygardener On December 27, 2015 Obtained plant
Received a 5 fan clump from Karen (kousa). Great root system!
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Happy Easter! Please Post Easter Themed Or White Daylilies! by kousa Apr 22, 2020 10:11 PM 36
September 2019 Daylily Blooms by Charlemagne Mar 25, 2020 10:30 AM 443
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
Deer munching buds by pinkruffles Jun 20, 2019 12:52 PM 3
Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Feb 17, 2020 9:52 AM 578
What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Sep 4, 2018 9:02 AM 1,021
RIP: Big Snowbird - Should have lifted! by beckygardener Feb 24, 2017 9:26 AM 39
Gayle Story 2017 Intro's by Char Nov 20, 2016 5:44 PM 2
August Blooms 2016 by mantisOH Sep 1, 2016 11:03 PM 303
Perhaps noteworthy ....? by beckygardener Jul 20, 2016 7:51 AM 67
What crosses are you doing by ediblelandscapingsc Jul 12, 2016 8:20 PM 65
June Blooms 2016 by JWWC Jul 1, 2016 12:06 PM 758
May blooms 2016 by scflowers Jun 1, 2016 4:32 PM 380
Seedlings for May 2016 by spunky1 Jun 3, 2016 9:05 PM 236
Third Daylily of the Day cultivar poll by beckygardener Apr 30, 2016 10:09 PM 23
Scapes Coming Up Now by Avedon Apr 29, 2016 8:25 PM 15
April Blooms 2016 by Seedfork May 3, 2016 9:09 PM 137
First bloom of the year by florange Apr 5, 2016 5:16 PM 18
Daylilies WANTED by ATP/NGA Members by beckygardener Jul 24, 2016 2:55 PM 143
So unexpected...first scape of the year! by Seedfork May 11, 2016 7:09 AM 213

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Daylilies Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Daylilies (Hemerocallis)

« Visit the Daylilies forum

» Read our note about daylily rust scores

« The Daylilies Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Fleur569 and is called "'Tangerine Gem'"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.