Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Chesapeake Crablegs') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Reed
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1994
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 38 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Spider
Color description: orange with orange red chevron eyezone above gold to olive green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2002

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Smarty Pants x Coral Crab
Child plants: 16 child plants

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'Chesapeake Crablegs' was a featured
Plant of the Day for June 8, 2016.

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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: Jul 27, 2011 3:23 PM
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Location: My 6b gardenDate: 2018-08-03Second year here. Rebloom.
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: Mid Summer
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Location: My 6b gardenDate: 2017-07-012017 new additions (single fans) from Smokey's Daylilies. Gorgeou
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2011-08-03
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-08-09
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Date: 2011-07-19
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2010-07-16
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: Mid Summer
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Location: Washington Park Botanical Garden - Springfield, Il.Date: 2016-03-26
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Plant Events from our members
value4dollars On September 1, 2014 Obtained plant
bloominholes2fill On June 4, 2017 Transplanted
Overwintered out of the ground. Planted in the new garden where the old tree was. Got dug out by a squirrel. Waiting for rains to stop to replant.
christine2 On May 4, 2017 Transplanted
beenthere On July 30, 2018 Bloomed
Rebloomed
flowerpower35 On June 18, 2018 Bloomed
flowerpower35 On May 31, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Winter losses? by bluegrassmom May 27, 2018 6:28 AM 91
My layout plan for new rectangular bed, what do you think? by lovegrillin Feb 16, 2018 5:50 PM 11
I need a color..Bright Orange by beenthere Dec 14, 2017 12:11 PM 22
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
Are there any clear oranges out there? by Polymerous Jun 21, 2018 12:33 AM 51
Rebloom, delayed bloom and quirks by needrain Oct 6, 2017 9:44 PM 79
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Aug 19, 2018 7:25 PM 1,030
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
May 2017 Blooms by Seedfork Jun 6, 2017 9:05 PM 458
Daylily Clump photos by Seedfork Sep 21, 2017 8:09 PM 354
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
June Blooms 2016 by JWWC Jul 1, 2016 12:06 PM 758
Third Daylily of the Day cultivar poll by beckygardener Apr 30, 2016 10:09 PM 23
july 2015 blooms by dormantsrule Aug 2, 2015 5:53 AM 729
June 2015 Blooms by kidfishing Jul 2, 2015 3:39 PM 635
dormant, evergreen and semi-evergreen by needrain Sep 3, 2016 9:33 PM 36
Daylily Alphabet.. Show us your C's by bluegrassmom Feb 5, 2016 4:44 AM 53
Our Favorite Oranges! by Betja Jul 22, 2016 4:38 AM 221
ATP Series: The Daylilies of Jim Murphy and Margo Reed by Char Jun 16, 2018 9:44 PM 50

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