Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylilies of the Day: Zagora

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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Sep 23, 2015 6:01 PM CST

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'Zagora' is a dormant tetraploid introduced in 1978 by Pride.

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Zagora') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Zagora')
Name: Lisa Klette
Dayton, KY (Zone 6a)
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Sep 23, 2015 7:52 PM CST
Zagora pouts when moved but the next year really starts increasing. A clump blooms like crazy. Unique look. Off spring tend to look similar. Pollen fertile, pod difficult.
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springfield MO area (Zone 6a)
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Sep 23, 2015 7:54 PM CST
Makes a clump really fast. The scapes do tend to be flimsy and need staked sometimes, I guess not if you don't mind them sprawling around a little bit. The bright color stands out from a distance which is really nice and it blooms well above the foliage.
Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b
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Sep 24, 2015 12:37 PM CST
I agree It does make a nice clump very quickly!

I started with a nice piece of this plant late last season, and by late spring of this year you'd never have guessed it was a new plant. Mine were planted out with just a shovelful of compost, grew strongly upright scapes in full all-day sun, and during this good rainfall year required no additional fertilizer and very little care from me. Lots of blooms that hold their color well...great landscape plant!

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