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Feb 18, 2017 6:01 PM CST
'Sir Blackstem' is a evergreen diploid introduced in 1988 by Hager.
It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 2008
This plant can be found in the NGA Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Sir Blackstem') .
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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Sir Blackstem')
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Garden Rooms and Becky's Budget Garden
Feb 19, 2017 10:07 AM CST
|*Nice smaller plant 20-24" for front of bed. The dark buds and scapes are attractive and make it stand out. I do not have much yellow so the golden yellow blooms make a nice little pop. Medium growth rate. No report on fertility other than it does set bee pods.
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Mar 13, 2017 6:50 AM CST
|How did I not post about this little gem, yet?
Mine arrived late in the season last year from Oakes Daylilies as a beautiful replacement clump for a mistaken-identity flower I had received previously (they ended up being out of the one I had actually ordered).
I planted it August 14th. AUGUST....and that determined little plant shot up it's beautiful, dark-colored scapes and bloomed for me late fall. I was stunned. Here was a picture of the FFE from my garden on October 12, 2016:
Thank you, Oakes, for sending such a healthy, vigorous plant. And thank you, Sir (Blackstem), for being such a determined little thing! I can't wait to work with this cutie for hybridizing purposes, but no recorded data now because it bloomed too late to hybridize with for the 2016 season.
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