Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Jim Spencer

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Name: Jon Whitinger
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jon
Oct 28, 2016 6:01 PM CST

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Background history:

'Jim Spencer' is a dormant tetraploid introduced in 2000 by Rice-J..

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

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Jim Spencer')
Name: Ep
Lebanon mo (Zone 5a)
LilyStruck
Oct 28, 2016 8:22 PM CST
Nice lily but is it more purple or pink? Confused
Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
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Hemlady
Oct 29, 2016 7:38 AM CST
I would say it is more Lavender. I have never had mine bloom a dark purple like mattsmom's photo.

It is a nice plant with good bloom. My only downside of it is that it seems to attract spider mites for some reason which can cause the foilage to look very unattractive. This year it was fine, no mites. It multiples good and the flowers do well in hot sun. It is easily fertile both ways. I also have had it rebloom for me.

I went to the database and found that I did post one picture of Jim Spencer where it was a much darker Lavender than it normally is. That may have been a cooler morning or early in the morning before the sun was hot.
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Name: Ep
Lebanon mo (Zone 5a)
LilyStruck
Oct 29, 2016 6:08 PM CST
Thank You!

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