Past Plants of the Day forum→Daylily of the Day: Mississippi Man

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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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beckygardener
Sep 3, 2020 6:01 PM CST
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'Mississippi Man' is a evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2006 by Trimmer.

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

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Mississippi Man')
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Name: Nancy
Bowling Green Kentucky (Zone 6b)
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alilyfan
Sep 4, 2020 3:12 PM CST
Mississippi Man has been in my garden several years. I think it is one of those tender evergreens, it gains a few fans, then loses them. Beautiful clear pink, large flowers, reaches the height expected. I get about half the bud count stated, but that is enough for me. Last year it was down to 1 fan, that single fan bloomed 3 times last year though. This year it is back to 3 fans, but did not rebloom at all.
Name: Ken
Winston-Salem, NC (Zone 7b)
Daylilies & hardy hibiscus
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MrKGDickie
Sep 11, 2020 4:30 PM CST
Oh, this is a gorgeous daylily! I wonder if I'm far enough south of Bowling Green to get it to pull through, @alilyfan.

I mean, I'm in Zone 7b...and I've never lost a daylily other than to summer rot. I get that a harsh winter may be too much...but for this beauty I'll take a gamble.
Hardy hibiscus are a hobby, but daylilies are an obsession.
Name: Mary Anne Jay
Wentworth, NS, Canada (Zone 4a)
Region: Canadian Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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Raven
Apr 18, 2021 3:14 PM CST
This is one that did not survive in my northern garden. I did not see one bloom before it disappeared. Far too tender for zone 4

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