Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Barbara Mitchell') in the Daylilies Database

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Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Pierce-C.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1984
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 20 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 2.4
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: pink self with green throat
AHS Awards: Stout Silver Medal: 1992
Award of Merit: 1990
Honorable Mention: 1987

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Fairy Tale Pink x Beverly Ann
Child plants: 314 child plants

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Larry's ObsessionLarry's Obsession
By LarryR on February 27, 2014

About three months ago, I began an odyssey that took me to places that, in my life long journey as a gardener, I never would have imagined. It all began with a daylily seedling.

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Posted by jon (Jacksonville, TX - Zone 8a) on Aug 25, 2014 12:41 PM

This daylily does show rust resistances. It also blooms constantly through the summer.

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Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 4:55 PM

Very resistant to rust. Moderate increase. Garden Value Poll Winner

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Posted by Natalie (North Central Idaho - Zone 7a) on Jul 17, 2015 10:46 PM

I've had many amazing blooms from Barbara Mitchell. It makes a very beautiful clump, and is covered with blooms all season. It has increased very quickly for me, in both my zone 5a garden, and in my zone 7a garden. It is a bit taller in the 7a garden, but not too short in the colder zone. It has been a perfect plant, and I have been very happy with it.

If you love pastel pink daylilies, this would be a great addition to your garden!

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Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Aug 26, 2014 8:50 PM

Hemerocallis 'Barbara Mitchell' is an outstanding daylily. Gorgeous pink and with perfect blooms every time, it's a popular daylily. Great grower and reliable.

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