Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Bishop-H.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1990
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 35 inches
Bloom size: 3.5 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Crispate
Color description: lemon yellow spider self with green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2017
Honorable Mention: 2014
LAA: 2023
ESB: 2015 Early Season Bloom Award

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
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Mignon x Suzie Wong
Child plants: 35 child plants

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Location: AHS Convention tour garden GA
Date: 2015-06-12
ITSY BITSY SPIDER
Location: Vermont
Date: 2016-07-01
Location: Vermont
Date: 2022-06-21
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2024-06-10
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Itsy Bitsy Spider') entire plant.  Stopped
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-07-09
Itsy Bitsy Spider
Location: Vermont
Date: 2020-06-27
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2022-06-11
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Itsy Bitsy Spider') foliage and new scapes
Location: Vermont
Date: 2019-07-03
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 10 Jul 2021
Daylily 'Itsy Bitsy Spider'
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2022-06-16
Quickly becomes an impressive clump
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2021-7-19
Daylily Itsy Bitsy Spider
Location: My 6b garden
Date: 2018-06-20
Bloioms well above the foliage, and scapes never lean. Even on th
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2022-06-26
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Itsy Bitsy Spider') in profile

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Location: Vermont
Date: 2018-06-24
Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KY
Date: 2015-07-13
Location: Vermont
Date: 2015-07-03
Location: Vermont
Date: 2014-07-06
Location: Rehoboth, MA
Date: June 19, 2022
Taken at Tranquil Lake Nursery

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Location: Hamilton, Ohio
Date: 2016-06-15

Date: 2006-07-13
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Location: Rehoboth, MA
Date: June 19, 2022
Taken at Tranquil Lake Nursery
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 10 Jul 2021
Daylily Itsy Bitsy Spider
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2022-06-19

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Date: 2013-06-29

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Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2022-06-22
Darker blush on underside of sepals

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