Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Best Kept Secret

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

'Best Kept Secret' is a evergreen tetraploid introduced in 1990 by David Kirchhoff. David Kirchhoff and Mort Morss daylilies are sold through:

Best Kept Secret is a mid-season extended bloomer with possible re-bloom. It has a rust resistance rating of 1.0. It has earned the following AHS awards: Award of Merit: 1998, Honorable Mention: 1995, and JC: 1991. It is both pod and pollen fertile with currently 19 registered children:

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

Please join in, if you own this plant! We would love to know more! I award an acorn for performance information posted to this thread.

Also, please consider adding a "Local Report" to the NGA Plant Database! Thank you!

Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Best Kept Secret')
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Name: Stan
Florida Panhandle (Defuniak Sp (Zone 8b)
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Dec 12, 2016 6:29 AM CST
Have yet to see it bloom... again another new edition this past year. At this rate, and I will be making updates to the past plants forum for months, come next year Whistling Come on spring...
(Georgia Native in Florida)

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