EL DESPERADO

$39.99 each, 3 for $99.99

4.88 out of 5 based on 8 customer ratings
(8 customer reviews)
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*5″ bloom, 28″ tall, Late Season, Dormant

Mustard yellow blooms with a wine purple eyezone. Excellent branching and bud count, puts on a great show, one of our personal favorites. Winner of the Award of Merit and the Don C Stevens Award for an eyed daylily.

 

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3 to 9

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  1. One person found this helpful

    El Desperado

    V. Engel

    Flawless beauty

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  2. One person found this helpful

    Sara Long

    El Desperado is a strong late bloomer that receives many compliments in my garden. Very beautiful!

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  3. Lovely but not a 5 in my book.

    Cydney

    What is your hardiness zone? Zone 4

    El Desperado has been in my garden for 2 years now, I have been disappointed in the color. Mine is not nearly as yellow as pictured. Perhaps the color will change over time. I do love the very delicate scent it has however.

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  4. Stunning

    Loretta (verified owner)

    What is your hardiness zone? Zone 7

    Fourth of July weekend, and this first-year beauty just bloomed. It is stunning! The blooms are huge, with near-purple eyezones and a thin ribbon of purple ruffle around the age. Just gorgeous. I can’t believe how many blooms it already has. Can’t wait until it is a little more established and has as many blooms as other reviewers are mentioning! Well worth the price.

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  5. Hermitage, PA

    2nd year in my garden and blooming like crazy! beautiful large flowers and lots of them,quite showey! Can’t go wrong with this one.

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  6. Birmingham, AL

    Stunning blooms! Strong and sturdy, and very, very prolific. I have it paired with Yellow Bouquet, a lovely double yellow, with a purple lorapetalum shrub behind them. The combination is beautiful. You will be very happy with El Desperado. The picture can’t do it justice.

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  7. Sherburn, MN

    Absolutely gorgeous! I can’t believe how many blooms I have on this daylily in it’s first year. The flowers are larger than I thought and quite spectacular. I’m so glad that I bought El Desperado. Definitely worth having!

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  8. Des Moines, IA

    Spectacular! This is the third year for my El Desperado and it is producing so many blooms it is hard to believe. You will not be disappointed!

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  9. One person found this helpful

    Goodlettsville, TN

    We can’t wait for El Desperado to bloom each year! Truly spectacular blooms. Without planning, El Desperado ended up, in our bed, planted next to Grape Velvet, which blooms in our zone about the same time. Everyone exclaims about the combination and gives us credit for something we did not plan. This is a must have daylily!

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