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Dec 8, 2016 6:01 PM CST
'Awesome Candy' is a evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2000 by Stamile.
It has earned the following AHS awards:
Award of Merit: 2008
Honorable Mention: 2004
This plant can be found in the NGA Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Awesome Candy') .
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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Awesome Candy')
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Garden Rooms and Becky's Budget Garden
Dec 9, 2016 3:36 AM CST
|Awesome pics. I too have my daylilies in a garden shed nearby my home|
Amarillo, TX (Zone 6b)
Dec 9, 2016 6:29 AM CST
|Welcome, Jonathina! You'll find a lot of like minded folks here! How is Awesome Candy growing for you?
Avatar is 'Global Crossing' 04-20-2017
Dec 9, 2016 3:06 PM CST
|Typical growth, nothing exceptional. It was a gift from a friend. We always have lower bud counts than reported on sites.|
Dec 11, 2016 5:19 AM CST
|I have had AWESOME CANDY for five years and I think it does not like the subtropics and the heat. Last year I moved it (my magical solution to the problem of struggling cultivars) but it performed worse. Sadly, it is also susceptible to rust. However, when all is going well with it, the blooms together are trim and fetching and limn against the green foliage.
Here, it flowers usually in the second month of spring but in two of the years it was two months early or late. It is both pollen and pod fertile and reblooms.
Jul 23, 2017 11:15 AM CST
|I have to say, Awesome Candy is now one of my favorites in the garden. It holds it's shape all day and is rock solid. AC, was really one of the first fancy daylilies I purchased last fall (2016). I got some nice fans of it and it has steadily bloomed for the past 2 months (though intermittently) though it is not mature enough in my garden to be an actual clump. I have been very impressed by it's performance in my zone 6A garden.
This photo shows a split stamen.
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