Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Bitsy

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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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beckygardener
Nov 24, 2016 6:01 PM CST
Background history:

'Bitsy' is a semi-evergreen diploid introduced in 1963 by Warner. No other information is available about this hybridizer other than there are 127 cultivars registered under this name.

Bitsy is an extra-early extended miniature bloomer. It has earned the following AHS awards: Award of Merit: 1969, Honorable Mention: 1966, JC: 1962, and DFM: 1968. It has a rust resistant rating of 1.0. It is listed as both pod and pollen fertile. There are currently 56 registered children for this parent: http://garden.org/plants/paren...

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

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Bitsy')
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Name: Maurice
Grey County, Ontario (Zone 4b)
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admmad
Dec 1, 2016 8:22 AM CST
Bitsy survives my zone 4 winters and reblooms without special treatment.
Maurice
Name: Mike
Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5b)
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Hazelcrestmikeb
Dec 1, 2016 11:27 PM CST
Bitsy is a reblooming machine. Only the hard frost can stop this one. Extremely fertile. Currently have frozen buds and pods. Last count showed Bitsy with at least six scapes. Never stopped blooming. Had approximately the same amount of scapes last November also.

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