Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Best Kept Secret') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Kirchhoff-D.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1990
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 1.0
Fertility: Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Watermark
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: rose pink with coral rose watermark
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1998
Honorable Mention: 1995
JC: 1991

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: (Ming Porcelain x Inner View) x Tet. Blue Happiness
Child plants: 20 child plants

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'Best Kept Secret' was a featured
Plant of the Day for December 11, 2016.

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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2013-07-14
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Location: Waynesboro MSDate: 2004-12-02
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Location: My YardDate: 2017-06-14FFE in my garden
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2006-07-01
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Plant Events from our members
beckygardener On October 4, 2015 Transplanted
Planted in raised bed.
beckygardener On July 15, 2015 Obtained plant
Received double fan from Peace on Earth Nursery. Potted up.
GaNinFl On June 14, 2017 Bloomed
FFE in my Garden
GaNinFl On September 8, 2016 Obtained plant
Arrived in order from In the Neighborhood Daylilies as a gift.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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ID for a daylily please by Frillylily May 5, 2017 3:53 PM 24
5th Daylily of the Day POLL (Closed) by beckygardener Nov 12, 2016 6:34 PM 31
May blooms 2016 by scflowers Jun 1, 2016 4:32 PM 380
Which cultivars appear to exhibit rust resistance in your garden? by beckygardener May 30, 2018 9:42 AM 11
DL auction by lottabeds13 Sep 17, 2015 5:06 AM 30
What new Daylily cultivars did you add this year. by kssmith Aug 20, 2015 8:31 AM 72
August, 2015 Blooms by ARoseblush Aug 30, 2015 8:44 PM 404
Your Best Daylily Parents by GDJCB Aug 6, 2015 1:58 PM 81
A Virtual Visit to the Bay Area Daylily Society Show and Sale by mellielong May 6, 2015 5:43 AM 12
Daylily Alphabet - Show Us Your "B's" by Hemlady Jun 17, 2017 3:52 PM 106
Reblooming Day Lilies by LizKersey Aug 28, 2013 2:37 PM 21

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