Daylily (Hemerocallis 'When Clowns Go Bad') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Bachman
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2008
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 36 inches
Bloom size: 7 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 4-way
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: red purple with dark purple eye above green throat

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: (Look Here Mary x Big Ross) x Frilly Bliss
Child plants: one child plant

Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies

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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Oct 7, 2011 3:23 PM

'When Clowns Go Bad' has one of Dan's previous introductions in its parentage, 'Big Ross'.

Dan likes to use 'Big Ross' a lot in hybridizing other Daylilies. He named 'Big Ross' for his Dad.

I love and grow 'Big Ross' in my garden.

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