Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Cabernet Cabaret

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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Background history:

'Cabernet Cabaret' is a dormant diploid introduced in 2007 by Reed.

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 2012

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

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 'Cabernet Cabaret')
Name: Carol H. Sandt
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
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Dec 10, 2017 6:17 PM CST
I saw this gorgeous cultivar growing in the ground at Perfect Perennials in York, Pennsylvania, in July 2016 and was immediately smitten. It was my introduction to the excellent work of Margo Reed, the hybridizer of Cabernet Cabaret.

Spurred by Cabernet Cabaret, I created a garden devoted to dark-colored cultivars with green or yellow eyes (broadly similar to Cabernet Cabaret) and cultivars that are green or yellow like the eyes of the darker cultivars.

I planted Cabenet Cabaret in August, 2017, so I have not yet seen it bloom in my garden. I planted several other cultivars hybridized by Margo Reed in this garden because I have heard such good things about Margo's hybrids.
Carol H. Sandt

“Once you stop learning, you start dying.” – Albert Einstein

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