Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Kabuki Ballet

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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Jun 19, 2016 6:01 PM CST
Background history:

'Kabuki Ballet' is a evergreen tetraploid introduced in 1993 by R.W. Munson (known as "Bill"). You can view a photo of Bill by clicking on this link:

A tribute to Bill is listed on this web page:
Kabuki Ballet is an early to mid-season bloomer with possible re-bloom. It is pod and pollen fertile. There are currently 2 registered children:

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

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Kabuki Ballet')
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Garden Rooms and Becky's Budget Garden
Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
Jun 20, 2016 8:32 PM CST
A richly colored Munson. For a Munson, it holds fairly well. As I recall, a bit shorter here than registered.

springfield MO area (Zone 6a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Identifier
Jun 24, 2016 4:27 PM CST
This did not fully open for me, I know some people don't care about that, but I like my daylilies to open out fully. So I parted w it. Gorgeous rich color, prominent washed eye and good substance. It increased well for me .
South Central Kentucky (Zone 6b)
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Jun 25, 2016 8:12 PM CST
I have had Kabuki Ballet for 8 years and the plant has been slow to increase...I suspect my red, clay soil has something to do with that. However, it won't be leaving my garden as I just love its color. I am also amazed at how it has different looks when it opens, as my three photos show.
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