Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Sugar Plum Jam

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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jon
Mar 5, 2018 6:01 PM CST

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Background history:

'Sugar Plum Jam' is a dormant diploid introduced in 2004 by Brooks-BB.

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

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

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Sugar Plum Jam')
Name: Sheila Caldon
Aiken, SC (Zone 7b)
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SheilaC
Mar 5, 2018 6:55 PM CST
Hi Jon!

Sugar Plum Jam seems to be having a hard time here in zone 7b. It hasn't settled in well for me and I'm wondering if it's maybe one of those I consider a "hard dormant?" This will be it's third year so maybe it'll pick up.

I've only got the one pic of it from last year and I missed the other two blooms as I was out of town~~of course!


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Beauty pleases, not only the eyes, but the heart as well. ~~Sheila
(Zone 6a)
signet
Mar 5, 2018 7:34 PM CST
3rd year here ......and doing just ok. It isnt a prolific bloomer but the blooms are lovely enough for me to hang onto this plant .
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Name: Sue Petruske
Wisconsin (Zone 5a)
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petruske
Mar 10, 2018 10:18 PM CST
It took a few years for SPJ to get going for me but now I have a very nice clump. Love the bloom. Pictures doesn't do it justice. It has proliferations pretty much every year. Does well in my zone 5 garden. I never measured but I'm sure it must get to the registered height and bloom size.

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