Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Blue-eyed Butterfly') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link:AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer:Lambertson
Year of Registration or Introduction:1996
Ploidy:Tetraploid
Foliage type:Semi-evergreen
Scape height:24 inches
Bloom size:5.5 inches
Bloom time:Early midseason
Plant Traits:Extended Bloom
Rust Resistance:Shows Susceptibility
Bloom Traits:Eye or Band
Bloom Form:Single
Color description:near white with medium blue eyezone and 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 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers:Showy
Propagation: Seeds:Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods:Division
Parentage:Intricate Eyes x Lonesome Dove
Child plants:15 child plants

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'Blue-eyed Butterfly' was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 14, 2017.

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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2015-07-16
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Location: Starkey,NYDate: 2011-07-13BLUE EYED BUTTERFLY
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Location: Starkey,NYDate: 2011-07-11BLUE EYED BUTTERFLY
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Date: 2004-07-31Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: VermontDate: 2008-07-20
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-07-05
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2014-07-25
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2014-07-25
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2008-06-10
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Location: my zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-06-24My very first bloom on a 1st year plant - it is exactly the same
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Location: my zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-01Love it!!!
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Date: 2009-01-04Image courtesy of Charlotte's Daylily Diary. Used with permission
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2006-07-02
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2003-06-28
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Location: Wisconsin zone 5aDate: 2015-07-14
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Location: My zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-14This is up there with my favorite daylilies.
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2017-07-03I love this flower.
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2017-07-04One of my favs.
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2017-07-05
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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Oct 8, 2011 6:27 PM

I grew 'Blue-Eyed Butterfly' and loved it!

Because I had to trim the number of Daylilies from approx. 400 to around 20, I don't grow it anymore.

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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Mar 23, 2014 2:20 PM

This was one of Luddy Lambertson's early intros and it's a lovely bloom and still unique enough for me to recognize it instantly. I have had mine for many years now, and even though in my new garden I do get a touch of rust on it later in the season, I love it enough to still keep it

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