Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Bonnie Holley

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Name: Becky
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beckygardener
Aug 23, 2017 6:01 PM CST
Background history:

'Bonnie Holley' is a evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2005 by Corbett.

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 2008

This plant can be found in our Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Bonnie Holley') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Bonnie Holley')
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Name: Nancy
Bowling Green Kentucky (Zone 6b)
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alilyfan
Aug 25, 2017 7:24 AM CST
I got Bonnie Holley in the spring of 2016, it bloomed last year, better than I had hoped, but was outstanding this year. I love the sculpted look of the bloom, & the color is really nice. It had lots of buds, the blooms mostly opened perfectly. I did notice that the buds are very close together, some of the blooms distorted because a bud or another bloom was too close. I do it were just a tad taller, I didn't measure but pretty sure mine was only about 24" tall or a bit more maybe. It was an odd year here though, I know lots of people talked about daylilies being short this year. I didn't notice it much to my established plants, but this one could be one of those affected. I have it planted in the middle of a bed, I may give it til next year to make sure this will be its height in my garden & move it closer to the edge of the bed. No rebloom, but it did bloom for such a long time.

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