Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Arrogant Bastard

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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Aug 17, 2017 6:01 PM CST
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'Arrogant Bastard' is a semi-evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2005 by Hanson-C..

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Arrogant Bastard') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Arrogant Bastard')
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Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
Aug 17, 2017 7:27 PM CST
My plant is not that large, but the flowers were not 6.5 inches. Otherwise, I withhold evaluation.

Name: Boyd Banks
Creston N.C. (Zone 6b)
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Aug 17, 2017 9:19 PM CST
Outstanding here,pretty dark blooms around 6 inches here.
Name: David McCausland
Horseheads, NY (Zone 5a)
Daylilies Region: New York Enjoys or suffers cold winters Plant and/or Seed Trader Hybridizer Hostas
Aug 18, 2017 3:54 AM CST
This is an outstanding daylily. Blooms are typically around 6 inches. Makes large fans and increases well. Color holds all day in full sun. It is a bud builder. I still have many buds yet to go. Typically it blooms from July into September. It is a mid to late season bloomer. It is still blooming with all of my late bloomers. It is pod and pollen fertile and I spread its pollen yesterday. This is one plant that will always have a spot in my garden in spite of its name. The name does seem to fit by the fact of how it performs.

Name: Davi (Judy) Davisson
Sherrills Ford, NC (Zone 7a)
Aug 18, 2017 7:58 AM CST
This is a FABULOUS daylily with great scapes. As with all of Curt's heavily budded ones, they must first establish massive root systems to push up and support those enormous scapes.... they don't make good pot plants!!! I had a double fan of one of Curt's big ones burst a pot when I moved! Once ARROGANT BASTARD is established you can understand the name. Rich color with deep saturation, in your face presentation, excellent all the way around.
Name: Chuck
northern IL. (Zone 5a)
Aug 18, 2017 1:28 PM CST
I have had it for about 4 years now, it has not gotten to it's full height yet but I have moved it at least 3 times and it is going to get moved again here real soon. Like Davi said it has huge scales, I don't think a tornado could topple it over. It is still blooming in my zone 5A garden now, and will always be in my garden.

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