Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Gordon Biggs') in the Daylilies Database

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AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Crochet
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1981
Ploidy: Diploid
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
Parentage: Siloam Red Ruby x sdlg
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by tabbycat (Youngsville, LA - Zone 9b) on Jun 10, 2018 10:54 AM

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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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15th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Jan 12, 2020 10:26 PM 21
Best Pod and Pollen Parents of 2019 by shive1 Oct 28, 2019 6:05 PM 22
July 2019 Seedlings by flowerpower35 Aug 3, 2019 2:03 PM 477
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
June 2019 Seedlings by beckygardener Jul 2, 2019 4:45 AM 440
Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Feb 17, 2020 9:52 AM 578
Fragrant Daylilies by Bedmaker Apr 26, 2020 11:41 AM 13
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
June 2018 Seedlings by GaNinFl Jul 1, 2018 5:10 PM 207
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
Daylily Clump Shots 2018 by Hazelcrestmikeb Oct 4, 2018 1:36 PM 198
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
May 2017 Seedling Blooms by spunky1 Jun 2, 2017 6:28 AM 266
Daylily Clump photos by Seedfork Sep 21, 2017 8:09 PM 354
How Many New Daylilies You Have Coming This Spring? by kousa May 6, 2017 6:52 AM 89
Which daylilies are your best clump performers? by Cynthia59P Sep 16, 2016 6:42 PM 161
Starter plants, which daylilies did you begin with? Do you still have them? by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2017 4:29 PM 57
June 2015 Blooms by kidfishing Jul 2, 2015 3:39 PM 635

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