Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Linda Sierra

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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Oct 22, 2017 6:01 PM CST
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'Linda Sierra' is a semi-evergreen tetraploid introduced in 2006 by Peat.

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

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Linda Sierra')
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Name: David McCausland
Horseheads, NY (Zone 5a)
Daylilies Region: New York Enjoys or suffers cold winters Plant and/or Seed Trader Hybridizer Hostas
Oct 22, 2017 6:27 PM CST
Fantastic plant! Makes big fans; scapes are tall and above the foliage. Blooms are consistent in shape and color. Pod and pollen fertile. I hope to see some seedlings next year. Takes dividing well. It is one of my favorites. I say that about a lot of them.

Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
Oct 22, 2017 8:31 PM CST
The blue eye is startling in its blueness and clarity. Scapes are taller than registered. Have gotten some rebloom here every year. A favorite here also, though I find the freckling to sometimes detract from the base color of the blossom, especially in cool weather. Quite vigorous.

Name: Boyd Banks
Creston N.C. (Zone 6b)
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Oct 22, 2017 9:11 PM CST
It is the best John Peat intro I have owned.It is good in every way and is a favorite here.
Name: Valerie
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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Oct 23, 2017 12:34 PM CST
I planted a two fan piece of Linda Sierra this spring. It grew well this summer and I just checked it and it is now three good looking fans. It did not bloom this season, but am hoping for blooms next year. So far, it seems to be thriving. I will update this thread after its first winter.
Edit, Spring 2018
Linda Sierra came through a very harsh, long winter with no problems. The foliage looks great and it is sending up scapes, mid-June.
Edit, August, 2018
Linda Sierra bloomed extremely well, and rebloomed, too. I am very pleased with this cultivar.
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