Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Munson-R.W.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1980
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 4.7
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: lavender self with cream throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1987
Honorable Mention: 1984
JC: 1980

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
Child plants: 73 child plants

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Common names
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Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2006-07-29
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2006-07-29

Photo Courtesy of Mystic Meadows Daylily Farm. Used with Permissi
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Date: 2006-07-03
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Date: 1999-07-17
Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission
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Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Lilywood Farms. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Island Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
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Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
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Location: Topeka, Kansas
Date: Summer 2018
Benchmark

Date: 2009-06-16

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Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies

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Comments:
  • Posted by SunriseSide (Wood Co TX & Huron Co MI) on Jan 26, 2024 3:49 PM concerning plant:
    for parentage of Benchmark, see
    'Daylily Journal' Vol 50 No.1 p 37
    "TABLE I
    THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF
    THE MUNSON TETRAPLOID PROGRAM"

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