Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Siloam Fairy Tale

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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Feb 6, 2018 6:01 PM CST
Background history:

'Siloam Fairy Tale' is a dormant diploid introduced in 1978 by Henry-P..

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 1984
JC: 1979

This plant can be found in our Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Siloam Fairy Tale') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Siloam Fairy Tale')
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Name: Nancy
Bowling Green Kentucky (Zone 6b)
Feb 21, 2018 3:52 PM CST
Siloam Fairy Tale is pretty enough, grows well like most of the Siloams I have. I have quite a few day lilies now and this one does not really stand out for me, will probably leave my garden this year.
Name: Nora
Castlegar, B. C. Canada (Zone 5b)
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Feb 22, 2018 4:55 AM CST
Siloam Fairy Tale has always been a good grower for me. However in my new garden, the voles have followed the mole tunnels and have eaten all the tuberous parts of the root systems of many of the Daylilies. I have had to dig up the remains and pot them up in one and two gallon size thick black plastic pots, with a wire mesh inside or outside of the pot, to plant them, plunged into the soil up to the pot collar. Some of them are now recovering nicely. I'm not sure how much growth they will have, however, with this constrained protection.

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