Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Center Event') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Sellers
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1988
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: rose buff and orange polychrome with rose eyezone

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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Sometimes it's more pink and others more orange.

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Location:  Bronx NYDate: 2018-07-03Sometimes it's more pink and others more orange.
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Location: Bronx NYDate: July 10, 2015Cloudy, after rain.
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Posted by bxncbx (NYC - Zone 7a) on Jul 9, 2019 12:59 PM

Center Event is one of my daylilies that I have not been able to make happy. I have it in a good spot where other daylilies thrive. But Center Event will barely increase and bloom. Scapes are short and bud count is very low. I do like the flowers but I'm not sure what else I can do to make it happier. It is not particularly happy with Spring temperature fluctuations as it is a fairly early bloomer for me. Despite being a dormant I suspect this daylily would prefer to be someplace with a milder winter.

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