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Apr 12, 2016 6:01 PM CST
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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Background history:

'Black Handlebars' is an evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2006 by Patrick Stamile. See Patrick (and wife, Grace's) website for information about the daylilies they grow in Arroyo Grande, CA:

For more information about Patrick (and Grace), read Char's thread: The thread "ATP Series: The Daylilies of Patrick and Grace Stamile" in Daylilies forum

Black Handlebars is an early to mid-season bloomer with possible rebloom. It is listed as pod and pollen fertile and has 1 registered child plant:

This plant can be found in the ATP Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Black Handlebars') .

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.

Also, please consider adding a "Local Report" to the ATP Plant Database! Thank you!

Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Black Handlebars')
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Apr 14, 2016 9:16 PM CST
Name: Boyd Banks
Creston N.C. (Zone 6b)
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BLACK HANDLEBARS has been only a fair performer here in zone 6. It is wimpy and a slow increaser
Jan 14, 2022 2:52 PM CST
Name: Dave
Wood Co TX & Huron Co MI
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Huge 9.5" bloom. Grown in TX. Moved fall 2020 to improve performance. 1st year [2021] in new location was not great for bud count/scape height after the Big Freeze of Feb 2021
Hoping for better in 2022
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