Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Zip Boom Bah

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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jon
May 26, 2017 6:01 PM CST

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Background history:

'Zip Boom Bah' is a dormant diploid introduced in 1997 by Dickerson.

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 2005

This plant can be found in our Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Zip Boom Bah') .

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.



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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Zip Boom Bah')
Name: Avedon
NE Tex (Zone 8a)
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Avedon
May 28, 2017 1:20 PM CST
Zip Boom Bah has been here starting its fifth year. In its fourth year, it really came on and produced about four sets of bloom. Of course, last year was an amazing year for daylilies, but this year it has put up about 12 scapes already and is doing just fine, even though we have had really strange weather that I think has adversely affected nearly all our DLS--short scapes, blooming out quickly, etc. Zip just shakes it off and keeps on going. The Plant Data Base lists the scapes as 28", but ours has never made that yet, probably more like 22-24", but that's okay with us. We really enjoy this daylily.


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Name: Avedon
NE Tex (Zone 8a)
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Avedon
May 29, 2017 2:27 PM CST
Okay, update. I should have checked ZBB before posting. Most of the scapes are at least 26" and a couple might be 28". I don't know why I thought they were shorter, but happy to report I was wrong.
Name: Cynthia (Cindy)
Melvindale, Mi (Zone 5b)
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Hemlady
Jun 1, 2017 4:39 AM CST
This is a very nice plant. It does well in my climate and increases at a decent rate. A clump can produce lots of scapes. Scapes do not seem to be so tall here, I will have to measure them this summer.
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Name: Sue Petruske
Wisconsin (Zone 5a)
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petruske
Dec 7, 2017 9:35 PM CST
I don't have this DL, however, I got some seeds from @Hemlady. Crossing Phenomenal Phoenix x Zip Boom Bah. Here are some seedlings from that cross.

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