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Dec 13, 2017 6:01 PM CST
'Black Eye' is a dormant tetraploid introduced in 1984 by Goldner.
It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 1993
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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Black Eye') .
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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Black Eye')
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us.
Garden Rooms and Becky's Budget Garden
Dec 13, 2017 6:30 PM CST
|I bought one Black Eye plant from Stauffers of Kissel Hill, a local garden center that used to grow a huge repetoire of daylilies because one of the owners loved them. After that owner retired, all the home-grown daylilies were sold, and that was the beginning of my daylily collection.
Black Eye is a favorite of mine because I love its flowers. My photos have not gotten their lovely contrasting colors quite right, although I have tried on both cloudy and sunny days. I began dividing the original clump in 2015, so the daughter clumps are still small. Black Eye doesn't bloom very long; bud count and branching are not especially impressive. But I keep it anyway for the sake of its lovely flowers, and I think it would work well it in more places in my gardens.
Carol H. Sandt
"Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.'' -- Allen Saunders
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