Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Herbgirls Cherry Moonshine

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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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beckygardener
Aug 4, 2020 6:01 PM CST
Background history:

'Herbgirls Cherry Moonshine' is a dormant tetraploid introduced in 2002 by Yost.

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

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Herbgirls Cherry Moonshine')
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Name: Lisa Klette
Dayton, KY (Zone 6a)
Daylilies Irises Dahlias Sempervivums Hostas Region: Kentucky
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Lilydaydreamer
Aug 5, 2020 3:57 AM CST
One of the most unusual colors..it has a dusky look to it that no other dayliliy I own does. Very pretty! Medium growth rate, reliable bloomer. I have had it in my garden 7-8 years and plan on keeping it.
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Name: David McCausland
Horseheads, NY (Zone 5a)
Daylilies Region: New York Enjoys or suffers cold winters Plant and/or Seed Trader Hybridizer Hostas
Bedmaker
Aug 5, 2020 8:18 AM CST
Mine always looks like the first picture. It is one that is loaded with buds and blooms over a long time. Increase is moderate. I get occasional rebloom with this one. I am in zone 5 and it does well. I sought this one out for its bud count. I've had mine for 6 years and had to divide it last year and kept two fans and now I have 4 fans. It did not seem to be bother by being divided as the scapes reached their registered height.

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Name: Nancy
Bowling Green Kentucky (Zone 6b)
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alilyfan
Aug 5, 2020 8:30 AM CST
I had this one several years, it did well. Moderate increase rate, lovely blooms in that unusual color, bud counts for me more like 15 to 20, but good for me. A couple of years ago it got crown rot and died. A friend gave me a nice start, I planted it un a different area last fall, it bloomed nicely this spring, then died. Apparently does not like me, but i may give it another try, i like it that well

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