Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Penny's Worth') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Hager
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1987
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 10 inches
Bloom size: 1.5 inches
Bloom time: Extra early
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bud Count: under 10
Branching: 2-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: light yellow self with deeper yellow throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Pizza x (Daily Bread x Bitsy)
Child plants: 26 child plants

A photo showing the grassy, delicate foliage on the diminutive Pe

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Posted by daylily on Sep 29, 2011 7:25 PM

(Pizza × (Daily Bread × Bitsy))
A favorite in my garden. Very small plant, looks like grass blades. Not many flowers per scape, but a very reliable rebloomer here in Ohio. Several sets of scapes per year. The color is a soft yellow, so it blends in well with perennials and can easily be worked into the front of the border.

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Posted by DogsNDaylilies (SE Michigan - Zone 6a) on Nov 2, 2015 2:38 PM

This is pod fertile, for sure, and the pods have been somewhat irregular in size and shape; some are slightly longer/bigger than others, producing some pods that are more round and others that are more oval. (Most of my daylilies produce pods that look more alike than this cultivar's pods did for me this year.)

For as non-uniform as the pods are, the seeds are the most uniform in my garden. Penny's Worth is the only one that seems to produce such consistently round seeds...they're almost perfect tiny spheres!

As for the plant itself, Penny's Worth is a cute little daylily that was blooming later than a lot of my other daylilies this year. It's a shortie with itty blooms, so make sure to put this toward the front of your garden bed.

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