Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Kirchhoff-D.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1990
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 1.0
Fertility: Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Watermark
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: rose pink with coral rose watermark
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1998
Honorable Mention: 1995
JC: 1991

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: (Ming Porcelain x Inner View) x Tet. Blue Happiness
Child plants: 20 child plants

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Date: July 1, 2020
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.
Date: 2013-07-14

In my Mom's garden

Date: 2008-07-20
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Date: 2017-06-14
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Date: 2007-06-06
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Date: 2011-07-13
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Location: SMDS Daylily Show, MI
Date: 2009-07-18
Location: Decatur. IL
Date: July 6, 2020
Location: Waynesboro MS
Date: 2004-12-02

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Location: Private Garden, MI
Date: 2011-08-04

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Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2006-07-01
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Location: Georgetown, KY
Date: July 2015
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Location: Pinellas Park, FL
Date: 2015-05-02
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Location: Warne, NC
Date: 2020-06-30
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Date: 2009-01-09
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Location: Warne, NC
Date: 2020-07-12
Plant Events from our members
beckygardener On October 4, 2015 Transplanted
Planted in raised bed.
beckygardener On July 15, 2015 Obtained plant
Received double fan from Peace on Earth Nursery. Potted up.
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FFE in my Garden
GaNinFl On September 8, 2016 Obtained plant
Arrived in order from In the Neighborhood Daylilies as a gift.
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