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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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beckygardener
Sep 16, 2021 6:01 PM CST
Background history:

'Vitamin C' is a dormant introduced in 2011 by Owen-P..

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 2015

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

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.



Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Vitamin C')
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Name: David McCausland
Horseheads, NY (Zone 5a)
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Bedmaker
Sep 17, 2021 9:16 AM CST
If you like orange, then this is one for you. It reached its registered height and bloom size on a consistent basis. It is a vigorous plant. I would recommend giving it plenty of room. I only removed from my garden due to having limited space and this one seemed to be eating up a more space than I was willing to give it.

David
Name: Frank Richards
Clinton, Michigan (Zone 5b)

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frankrichards16
Sep 17, 2021 10:04 AM CST
just planted earlier this year, noting to report so far:)
Name: Chuck
northern IL. (Zone 5a)
hubcap
Sep 18, 2021 11:02 AM CST
Have had this one for several years, it is a great orange daylilies. It's branched like a tree and most years blooms a long time here in Northern IL. It is a definite keeper in my book
Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
mantisOH
Sep 18, 2021 11:30 AM CST
I need to see it another year for evaluation, but so far, my reaction is that the color is not as interesting as its pictures.
Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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blue23rose
Sep 20, 2021 11:09 AM CST
I bought Vitamin C from NGA's own Lisa Klette (lilydaydreamer) in 2016 and have not regretted it one bit! I always said I didn't want to buy any orange daylilies, but I was wrong this time because at 44" tall with sturdy scapes, it is a stunner!

6/15/2018 - first bloom is usually mid-June and has bloomed until the first week of August. I've not had any rebloom.
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7/24/21 - I get some scapes with 4-way branching, but most are 2 to 3-way. I counted 9 fans this past spring, so it has multiplied at a moderate pace.
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7/2/21 - This picture just shows the orange shading with other daylilies. To the right of Vitamin C is Rhinestone Kid and King of Swing. I've not seen any rust on it
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Described as a deep burnt orange with a red eye and edge, Most of the time the eye and edge just look like a darker shade of the burnt orange, but there have been a few times where it looked red.
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This is one daylily that isn't going out of my garden any time soon Thumbs up

Vickie
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