Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Benzinger
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1971
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 32 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason-Late
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 1.3
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: butter yellow self
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2004
Honorable Mention: 2001
PC: 1993

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: (Mary Todd x (Ann Russell x Elfin)) x ((Ann Russell x Elfin) x sdlg)
Child plants: 14 child plants

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  • Daylily

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Location: south central Wisconsin
Date: 2014-08-04
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Date: 2023-09-23
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July23, 2021
Location: Chatham, VA
Date: 06/28/22
Location: Huntsville, Al
Date: 2022-06-20

Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Pruden of Lily House
Location: central New Hampshire
Date: 2019-07-25
in the border by my road
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 27, 2022
Quite the spreading monster, this plant! Maybe a little too happy
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2017-04-29
Very vivid color on this plant
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2013-06-21
This is the yellowest pic I have of Buttered Popcorn.  It usually
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-07-19
Buttered Popcorn
Location: Northville, MI
Date: July 13, 2019, 10:01 AM
Photo by Hazelcrestmikeb
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 21, 2021
Location: Gardenfish garden
Date: June 27 2020
Just planted this spring. Didn’t expect blooms!
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2012-11-25
Location: North Carolina
Date: 2022-06-20
Buttered Popcorn
Location: My garden
Location: Buford, Georgia
Date: 2020-06-09
Planted 2019.  First Bloom June 9, 2020
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-20
"Hemerocallis 'Buttered Popcorn', 2017, Yellow [Daylily], hem-ur
Location: South Australia
Date: 2017-02-04
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2017-07-12
Photo by Seedfork
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2018-06-15
Usually Buttered Popcorn looks more like this.
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2017-06-21
At this time, my pots of Buttered Popcorn were in mostly shade/pa
Location: Northville, MI
Date: July 7, 2022
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2018-06-17
About 9:15 AM, when still in the sun.  Definitely orangey-gold.
Photo by philljm
Photo by jkporter
Location: Concord, NC
Date: 2015-06-17
FFO

Date: 2019-07-17
Photo by Charlemagne

Date: 2008-07-04
Posted with permission and photographed by Jim Healey http://www.
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Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2021-07-03
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2023-04-30
Location: Ditchlily's Garden
Date: 2011-06-12
Why I fell in love with this\"simple\" yellow.
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2018-06-15
Photo by Charlemagne
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2023-07-02
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2018-06-14
Photo by Hemophobic
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 18, 2020
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 30, 2022
With a bumblebee buddy
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2011-07-24
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Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2008-07-09
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Location: Georgetown, KY
Date: July 2015
Taken at Jackie & Dan Canner's garden.
Location: Ditchlily's Garden
Date: 2011-06-08
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2018-06-15
Location: Lake Country Gardens, Perry, Missouri 
Date: 2015-07-04
Location: Lake Country Gardens, Perry, Missouri 
Date: 2015-07-04
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, MI
Date: 2011-06-30

Date: 2020-07-21
Location: Amarillo, Texas
Date: 2016-06-24
Planted 4/23 from Pampa sale
Photo by drgulley
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 7-2008
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: Jul 13, 2011
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-07-21
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Location: Georgetown, KY
Date: July 2015
Taken at Jackie & Dan Canner's garden.
Location: Pacific Northwest, zone 8
Date: 2013-07-08
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-20
"Hemerocallis 'Buttered Popcorn', 2017, Yellow [Daylily], hem-ur
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, MI
Date: 2011-06-30
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, MI
Date: 2011-06-30

Photo Courtesy of Island Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
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Photo by mantisOH

Photo Courtesy of Floral and Hardy Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: Peterborough, ON, Canada
Date: 2015-07-03

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: Wisconsin zone 5a
Date: 2015-07-14

Date: 2002-07-02
Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Eclectic Gardens. Used with Permission
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Photo by Joy
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Location: Maple hill, NC
Date: May 2016
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Comments:
  • Posted by bluegrassmom (South central KY - Zone 6b) on Mar 27, 2021 5:28 AM concerning plant:
    This is a nice plant for the garden. So bright and multiplies very well. It draws attention to itself. I will always keep this one.
  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Jul 14, 2013 11:42 PM concerning plant:
    Opens well after a cool morning, making it a good cultivar for the PNW or other cooler regions.
  • Posted by DeweyRooter (southeast Georgia - Zone 8b) on Jun 8, 2022 6:51 AM concerning plant:
    I loved the blooms on this one--big and bright, with excellent substance. Unfortunately, it was very susceptible to rust here in zone 8b, so I had to get rid of it.
Plant Events from our members
Seedfork On May 14, 2018 Bloomed
First bloom of the season on this plant.
Seedfork On May 1, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on this plant for the year.
Seedfork On April 24, 2017 Bloomed
First bloom on this plant this season.
Seedfork On April 12, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
Found first scape on this plant for the season.
Seedfork On April 12, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Observed rust on this plant
Seedfork On September 1, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
First Scape with buds
Seedfork On June 13, 2015 Obtained plant
Received from Wild's and planted.
Barbalee On June 24, 2016 Bloomed
Planted 4/23 from Pampa Sale
srinehart On August 26, 2017 Obtained plant
Purchased at Hosta, Daylily, Iris Sale at Buffalo Botanical Gardens
OrganicJen On July 14, 2019 Bloomed
dgoddard On June 9, 2020 Bloomed
First bloom.
dgoddard On July 10, 2019 Obtained plant
Bought four plants. Purchased from Oakes.
jdb52 On July 24, 2020 Obtained plant
DeweyRooter On September 6, 2021 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
After plant got rust repeatedly, I dug it up and donated to a northern home.
DeweyRooter On March 14, 2021 Obtained plant
Received plant from Oakes Daylilies. Planted in bed.
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