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Mar 18, 2018 6:01 PM CST
Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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'Red Suspenders' is a dormant tetraploid introduced in 1990 by Webster.

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 1995

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

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Mar 18, 2018 8:01 PM CST
Name: Mike
Hazel Crest, IL (Zone 5b)
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Red Suspenders does exceptionally well here. I have two clumps of it due to the large initial plant that I received. Very floriferous indeed !
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Mar 18, 2018 8:16 PM CST
Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
Grows very well here. Quite top branched here, which can result in crowding. I never cared that much for the cultivar, but it could have some blooms with a flair. Probably a matter of personal taste. For best impact, UFO forms need good spacing of blooms.

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Mar 18, 2018 8:37 PM CST
Name: David McCausland
Horseheads, NY (Zone 5a)
Daylilies Hostas Hybridizer Region: New York Plant and/or Seed Trader Enjoys or suffers cold winters
This one also grows very well for me. It can be top branched, but I have also had 3 and 4 branches that were spaced well on the scape. Blooms early and for a long period of time. It is pod and pollen fertile. I was slow to appreciate the form of the bloom, as I was not into the UFOs for a long time. I have come around to like this one. Increases well and does not seem to mind being divided.

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Mar 18, 2018 9:10 PM CST
Name: Sue Petruske
Wisconsin (Zone 5a)
I bought Red Suspenders in 2015. The first time I saw a picture of it was on Charlotte's Daylily Diary and I fell in love with it.
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It is pod and pollen fertile. I crossed it with Fooled me. Here are a couple of seedlings from those crosses:
Red Suspenders X Fooled Me
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Fooled Me X Red Suspenders
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