Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Rose Masterpiece

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Hybridizer Garden Photography Daylilies Region: Texas Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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May 5, 2016 6:01 PM CST

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Background history:

'Rose Masterpiece' is a dormant tetraploid introduced in 1998 by Stamile.

This plant can be found in the NGA Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Rose Masterpiece') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Rose Masterpiece')
South Central Kentucky (Zone 6b)
Daylilies Cat Lover Garden Art
May 5, 2016 7:33 PM CST
Rose Masterpiece is a great performer for me in my Kentucky red clay soil. It is one of my earlier blooming daylilies and I look forward to seeing those bright pink blooms. It also does a good job of setting seed pods for me.
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Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
Composter Garden Photography Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Identifier Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Region: Alabama
May 5, 2016 7:37 PM CST
Those photos look great, love all the blooms.
Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
May 6, 2016 6:47 PM CST
Big, bright, beautiful. But some blossoms are splotchy.

Name: Maryl
Oklahoma (Zone 7a)
Cat Lover Roses Daylilies Container Gardener Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Cactus and Succulents
Region: Oklahoma Enjoys or suffers hot summers
May 6, 2016 8:31 PM CST
I just sent my "not into daylilies" gardening friend in California a couple of fans of Rose Masterpiece. I NEVER mail daylilies but I was afraid that this variety may one day be unobtainable. It is a wonderful daylily for me. One of the first daylilies to bloom, it has scapes popping up as I type. The large blooms have excellent substance and almost always good form. Mine grows in a container and has survived brief minus zero temperatures in which other potted daylilies have succumbed. It grows at a good pace, but never overwhelms, particularly important if container grown. I've never had mine rebloom, but that's not unusual in my climate. If you can't tell, I really like this one and recommend it..........Maryl
Name: Mary
Kitchener , Canada (Zone 5b)
Garden with love.
Daylilies Dog Lover Birds Bee Lover Region: Canadian Herbs
Dahlias Butterflies Container Gardener
May 10, 2016 1:58 PM CST
Rose Masterpiece was new to my garden last summer ( 2015). I received two fans that had a scape with buds on it. I planted it and a bloom opened the next day. I was so impressed with how well it bloomed it's first summer and this year, the fans have tripled!

First flower last summer:

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Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
Bee Lover Garden Photography Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: United States of America
Region: Indiana Garden Art Annuals Clematis Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Level 2
May 11, 2016 5:17 AM CST
Love the color on this one and am so glad to hear good things about it. Got only a single fan in 2013, so have not seen it enough to give an evaluation. Excited to see what it will do this year.
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
Name: Boyd Banks
Creston N.C. (Zone 6b)
Plant and/or Seed Trader Foliage Fan Bee Lover Dahlias Hummingbirder Bulbs
Annuals Hybridizer Hostas Butterflies Hibiscus Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge)
May 11, 2016 8:18 AM CST
It is an outstanding daylily,It does everything well here in zone 6
Name: Betty
MN zone 4
Frogs and Toads Birds Roses Region: United States of America Peonies Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge)
Lilies Irises Hummingbirder Hostas Garden Art Echinacea
May 11, 2016 9:37 AM CST
This daylily is very photogenic seems like I always take pictures of this one, although I don't think I have posted one here and they are not on this computer. I would love to have this daylily bloom even longer here.
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