Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Born to Reign

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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jon
Oct 5, 2017 6:01 PM CST

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Background history:

'Born to Reign' is a semi-evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2005 by Emmerich.

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 2009

This plant can be found in our Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Born to Reign') .

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.



Also, please consider adding a Plant Performance Report to the database! Thank you!

Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Born to Reign')
Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
mantisOH
Oct 5, 2017 7:02 PM CST
Sometimes splotchy here. Wonder how often that occurs in other gardens. Hasn't been a fast multiplier.


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Name: Jackie
Lake Lanier, GA (Heat Zone 7) (Zone 8a)
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GenXNEGeorgia
Oct 6, 2017 9:38 AM CST
I purchased Born to Reign from Dancing Daylilies in June and though it hasn’t bloomed yet, it has done well in the garden.

I can’t wait for it to bloom next year and I will be posting performance records in the database. (I’ve had leafminer issues with most of my daylilies, but that’s about it.)
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Name: Debra
Nashville, TN (Zone 7a)
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shive1
Oct 6, 2017 9:43 AM CST
Mantis - I didn't know you had that one. It has a beautiful color in your garden. I just added it this fall and received a three-fan plant. Maybe yours will be less splotchy next year. I hope it's not regularly splotchy here.
southern Kentucky (Zone 6b)
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alilyfan
Oct 6, 2017 4:49 PM CST
This was the 3rd bloom year for Born to Reign. The first 2 years I rather regretted it, most all the blooms were splotchy, VERY splotchy. This year every single bloom was beautiful, huge blooms. When it is like that, it is one of the most beautiful blooms I have. A sturdy plant that multiplies pretty well. I'm anxious to see how it does next year. Hoping that it just needed extra time to settle in to resolve the ugliness.
Name: Boyd Banks
Creston N.C. (Zone 6b)
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hillbilly
Oct 7, 2017 9:08 PM CST
It was my first year having it and it was beautiful and was not splotchy.
Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
mantisOH
Oct 12, 2017 7:55 PM CST
Has the awarding of acorns been discontinued? I notice that recently none are being awarded. That is okay, but then the related section in the introduction should be deleted.

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