Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Anzac

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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Feb 15, 2018 6:01 PM CST

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Background history:

'Anzac' is a dormant diploid introduced in 1968 by Parry.

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 1971

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

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.

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Anzac')
Name: Ina Novodvorsky
Carleton Place, Ontario, Canad (Zone 5a)
Enjoys or suffers cold winters Dragonflies Composter Region: Canadian Organic Gardener Daylilies
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Feb 16, 2018 3:08 AM CST
The year I bought Anzac we had a bad drought. We almost ran our well dry so watering was minimal. A tough daylily it made it through that winter. The next year we had to much rain and it again hung in there. A slight increase and reasonable bloom. I tried using the pollen but it was so wet that year that most of my crosses were a bust. It does catch your eye when you enter that area of the garden. This year will be it's third here. We hope it brings perfect weather. I don't even have a good photo yet of this daylily.
Name: Debbie
Manitoba, Canada (Zone 3a)
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Feb 16, 2018 5:54 PM CST
I just added Anzac to my garden last year but am looking forward to its progress. I've read it's an oldie but a goodie, so expect it should do well for me here. Although many of the newer varieties call out to me I like to incorporate some of the older ones that have stood the test of time.
Here is its first bloom with its jolt of colour!
Thumb of 2018-02-16/DebbieC/aa4bab

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