Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Sue Rothbauer

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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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beckygardener
Feb 24, 2018 6:01 PM CST
Background history:

'Sue Rothbauer' is a semi-evergreen diploid introduced in 1983 by Carpenter-K..

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Award of Merit: 1990
Honorable Mention: 1987

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

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Sue Rothbauer')
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Name: Jill
Baltimore, MD (Zone 7b)
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Jillz
Feb 24, 2018 6:20 PM CST
I have grown Sue Rothbauer for many years. Burrowing critters got to this one two years ago and I thought it was a goner but this past year I had several fans that bloomed for 4 weeks. The scape height is as registered so this one needs to be in the front of the bed.
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Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
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Seedfork
Feb 24, 2018 6:46 PM CST
I have had this plant since 2015, and it has been slow to settle in. It did bloom in 2016 but I only show one photo of it that year and it showed insect damage on the bloom. It did multiply the next year but it still had very few blooms, nothing outstanding about it so far. So I am hoping this year it will do better.
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