Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Cat Dancer') in the Daylilies Database

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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: 7 child plants

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'Cat Dancer' was a featured
Plant of the Day for September 27, 2016.

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Date: 2014-11-29
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Location: My garden, Baltimore MDDate: 2017-06-26
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Location: central MD , zone6Date: 2011-07-10
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2015-07-13 9:40 am.  WOW!
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Location: Wentworth, NS, CanadaDate: 2020-08-01
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Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2013-07-31 6:55 pm.  First bloom is huge!
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Location: Oswego, IllinoisDate: 2020-07-18
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2010-07-04Showing Cat Dancer the evening before it opens completely
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Date: 2007-08-08Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: my garden zone 7b NCDate: 2012-06-14
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Location: Wisconsin zone 5aDate: 2013-08-04
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Location: WA
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Location: my zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-221st bloom on a new plant this year.
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Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-07-05
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Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KYDate: 2015-07-09
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2015-07-24 4:56 pm. In full sun, the colour bleaches out at end of day.
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Location: my zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-22
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Location: At home in Aiken, SC Date: 2017-01-10
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2018-07-21
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2018-08-02
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-08-07
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Location: VermontDate: 2009-08-08
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2015-07-22 12:21 pm. Showing some of the parentage between Will Return and
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Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KYDate: 2017-06-27
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-08-03
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Comments:
Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 5:27 PM

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.

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Posted by Pattyw5 (La Salle Illinois - Zone 5a) on Dec 1, 2014 11:27 AM

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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