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Jun 13, 2020 6:01 PM CST
Name: Becky
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Background history:

'Poinsettia' is a diploid introduced in 1953 by Stout.

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 2012

This plant can be found in our Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Poinsettia') .

Please join in, if you own this plant! We would love to know more! I award an acorn for performance information posted to this thread.



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Jun 13, 2020 7:45 PM CST
Name: Ginny G
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I've had Poinsettia for years. I've split it many times and it just keeps producing blooms and sets lots of seed pods (bee pollinated). It's a very hardy and great daylily Hurray!
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Apr 22, 2021 10:35 PM CST
Name: Pat
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beckygardener said:Background history:

'Poinsettia' is a diploid introduced in 1953 by Stout.

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 2012

This plant can be found in our Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Poinsettia') ./


I don't grow 'Poinsettia' although I hope to obtain it!

It seems to be enjoying some new celebrity. For one thing, it is the pod parent of Brian Reeder's gorgeous 'Mount Doom', (Reeder, 2016), which I do grow & treasure. There's an image in the Plant Database here but I don't know how to link it.

I found this comment on the site of Ravencroft Cottage in Jordan, NY:
"Those who are familiar with Poinsettia know of its fabulous candelabra branching, which it readily passes on to its offspring."

That seems to be borne out by the terrific branching of 'Mount Doom'!

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Using my middle name Ann wasn’t working well. Back to being one Pat among many others. 😄
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