Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: How Beautiful Heaven Must Be

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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Feb 21, 2016 6:01 PM CST

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Note: This plant has already been run. You can read previous evaluation here: The thread "Daylily of the Day: How Beautiful Heaven Must Be" in Past Plants of the Day forum

Background history:

'How Beautiful Heaven Must Be' is a evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2002 by Carpenter-J..

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Award of Merit: 2008
Honorable Mention: 2005

This plant can be found in the ATP Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'How Beautiful Heaven Must Be') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'How Beautiful Heaven Must Be')
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Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
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Feb 22, 2016 7:29 AM CST
This is a very lovely flower but I don't think it likes my climate very much. I have had it for 7 years and have never had to divide it yet. Mine grows a bit taller than its registered height of 26". Bud count is not all that great in my garden, maybe l0 buds.
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Name: Maurice
Grey County, Ontario (Zone 4b)
Feb 22, 2016 8:40 AM CST
I bought it two years ago. It is hardy in my zone 4 conditions with no apparent problems about growing after winter. It did not bloom its first full year here. I hope to see flowers this summer.
Name: Mike L
NJ (Zone 6a)
Apr 20, 2016 12:26 PM CST
This indeed is a very beautiful flower in terms of form and color. Very nice blend of peach, orange and gold tones. Full round form and heavy ruffles with very good substance. I do agree that it does not multiply much in my Zone 6 area as well. As a matter of fact, mine got a bit crowded out by other daylilies and I almost lost the plant last spring. I relocated it to another spot and it is making a slow come back this year,

Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Apr 19, 2017 7:13 PM CST
For additional evaluation information, read this thread: The thread "Daylily of the Day: How Beautiful Heaven Must Be" in Past Plants of the Day forum
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