Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Admiral's Braid

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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Jan 19, 2017 6:01 PM CST
Background history:

'Admiral's Braid' is a semi-evergreen tetraploid introduced in 1990 by Grace Stamile. See Grace (and husband, Pat's) website for information about the daylilies they grow in Arroyo Grande, CA:

For more information about Grace (and Pat), read Char's thread: The thread "ATP Series: The Daylilies of Patrick and Grace Stamile" in Daylilies forum

Admiral's Braid is a mid-season bloomer. It has a rust susceptible rating of 5.0. It has earned the following AHS awards: Award of Merit: 1999, Honorable Mention: 1996, and JC: 1990. It is listed as pod and pollen fertile with currently 318 registered children:

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

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Admiral's Braid')
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Garden Rooms and Becky's Budget Garden
Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
Jan 19, 2017 8:05 PM CST
I've kept it, and it does have some nice blooms each year. However, it is not very vigorous here, and it is short by nature.

Name: Karen
Southeast PA (Zone 6b)
Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Jan 20, 2017 12:24 AM CST
I would say Admiral's Braid performs the same for me as noted by Mantis above. It does have very pretty blooms but very low bud count.

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