Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Moore-G.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1992
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 4.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: salmon pink with lavender rose eyezone above radiating lime green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2015
Honorable Mention: 2012

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
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Siloam Bo Peep x Will Return
Child plants: 9 child plants

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  • Daylily

'Cat Dancer' was a featured
Plant of the Day for September 27, 2016.
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Location: My garden, Baltimore MD
Date: 2017-06-26

Date: 2014-11-29
Location: central MD , zone6
Date: 2011-07-10

Date: 2019-07-18
Location: My Garden
Date: 2019-07-29
Location: Wentworth, NS, Canada
Date: 2020-08-01
Photo by jkporter
Location: Jones OK,
Date: June 2014
Cat Dancer
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2015-07-13
 9:40 am.  WOW!
Location: Oswego, Illinois
Date: 2020-07-18
Photo by jkporter
Photo by Joy
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2013-07-31
 6:55 pm.  First bloom is huge!
Location: Wisconsin zone 5a
Date: 2013-08-04

Date: 2020-07-11
Location: Maine
Date: 2012-07-19
Location: Dayton, KY
Date: 7/7/13
Location: central New Hampshire
Date: 2019-07-28

Date: 2022-06-27
Photo by Hemophobic
Photo by Nelumba
Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
Photo by Jillz
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2010-07-04
Showing Cat Dancer the evening before it opens completely
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2015-07-24
 4:56 pm. In full sun, the colour bleaches out at end of day.
Location: central New Hampshire
Date: 2015-12-31

Date: 2007-08-08
Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: Southeastern MN
Date: 2012-07-26
Location: WA
Location: my garden zone 7b NC
Date: 2012-06-14
Location: Koeln,  Germany
Date: 2012
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-22
1st bloom on a new plant this year.
Location: At home in Aiken, SC 
Date: 2017-01-10
Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KY
Date: 2015-07-09
Location: central New Hampshire
Date: 2019-07-31

Date: 2010-06-19
Location: Hollis NH
Date: July 19, 2022
The Stern Collection
Photo by kimkats
Photo by Lilydaydreamer
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2018-08-02
Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2014-07-05
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Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2018-07-21
Location: Vermont
Date: 2009-08-08
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-22

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KY
Date: 2017-06-27
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2015-07-22
 12:21 pm. Showing some of the parentage between Will Return and
Photo by kimkats
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2008-08-10

Photo courtesy of Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms
Photo by Joy
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Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-08-07
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Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-08-03
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Photo Courtesy of Cheryl's Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KY
Date: 2015-07-13
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2008-08-10
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2005-08-01
In hot, bright sun
Location: Concord, NC
Date: 2015-06-24
FFO

Photo courtesy of Paul J. Owen of Slightly Different Nursery
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-24
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2018-07-18
Comments:
  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 5:27 PM concerning plant:
    Can be slow to establish, but once it is established, it's a very good performer. Takes two days to open fully, so you get two different looks. See my photo to see what day-one blooms look like.
  • Posted by Pattyw5 (La Salle Illinois - Zone 5a) on Dec 1, 2014 11:27 AM concerning plant:
    Cat Dancer is an impressive performer here. Color changes a bit with the temperature and cloudy days. In its 2nd and 3rd years, CD was in bloom past hard frost. Daylilies, of course, are not that pretty when night temperatures are in the 30s and low 40s.
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Beautiful happy blooms! by Calif_Sue Nov 11, 2020 11:24 PM 0

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