Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Crochet
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1981
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 3.5 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 2.0
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: raspberry red with bright red eyezone and green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1985
JC: 1981

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
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Siloam Red Ruby x sdlg
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Date: 6-20-2015
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Date: 2020-07-22
Gordon Biggs
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Date: 2023-06-03
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Date: 2018-07-05
Full shade. Very rainy year! Paler color because shaded most of t

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Date: 2021-07-29
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Gordon Biggs') up close
Location: My garden, Eagle Point, Oregon
Date: 2019-07-13
Still a favorite, love the color!
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2023-07-25
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Date: 2019-07-21

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Date: 2014-06-03
Location: My garden, Eagle Point, Oregon
Date: 2018-07-06
Still one of my favorites, love the color
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Date: 2019-05-28
Location: Green Devil Gardens - Dayton, KY
Date: 2010

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Date: 2018-06-14
Location: Whiting, Maine
Date: 07/28/22
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Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-06-21
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-06-21
Location: My garden, Eagle Point, Oregon
Date: 2019-07-03
Location:  Bronx NY
Date: July 2014
First flower ever.

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Location: home
Date: 2014-07-25
A few more weeks and the pods will dry up and can be harvested.
Location: home
Date: 2014-06-03
Location: home
Date: 2014-06-03
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-05-17
Location: My Yard, Zone 6a
Date: 2006-06-20
Location: My Yard, Zone 6a
Date: 2009-07-14
Location: Saratoga Springs NY
Date: 2014-08-02
Gordon Biggs

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Location: home
Date: 2014-06-05
Location: home
Date: 2014-06-05
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2017-05-04
Location: Wisconsin zone 5a
Date: 2014-07-29
Location: My garden, Eagle Point, Oregon
Date: 2017-08-30
Beautiful Morning Color
Location: home
Date: 2014-06-03
Location: home
Date: 2014-06-03

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Location: Virginia
Date: 2012-06-10
Location: Virginia
Date: 2012-06-10
Location: My day lily bed
Date: 6-11-16
Location: My Yard, Zone 6a
Date: 2009-07-14

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Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-04-11

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Comments:
  • Posted by tabbycat (Youngsville, LA - Zone 9b) on Jun 10, 2018 10:54 AM concerning plant:
    Pretty for a smaller red bloom, but very rust susceptible here in south Louisiana's humidity. I've struggled to keep it going this spring 2018 as the rust almost killed it and blooms were limited and substandard quality even with systemic and topical remedies.
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