Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Benchmark') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Munson-R.W.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1980
Ploidy: Tetraploid
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
Child plants: 73 child plants

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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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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Anyone seeing "poor bud count" and "branching" this year? by petruske Aug 18, 2018 12:28 PM 35
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
Pretty little seedling by Bonehead Jul 20, 2017 8:20 PM 12
So...I think I've just been given a daylily farm by amberjewel Sep 13, 2017 10:19 AM 26
unknown x unknown, sdlg x sdlg, and even (sdlg x sdlg) x (sdlg x sdlg) by josieskid Mar 6, 2017 6:29 PM 101
Looking for late blooming daylilies to extend the bloom season. Any ideas? by Cynthia59P Oct 13, 2018 6:19 AM 173
Seedlings for July 2016 by spunky1 Aug 1, 2016 5:06 AM 372
Starter plants, which daylilies did you begin with? Do you still have them? by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2017 4:29 PM 57
Lillian's Vapor Trail by needrain May 24, 2015 2:01 PM 4
Alphabet of Daylily Terms...Let's Talk About "L's" by Char Mar 1, 2015 3:31 PM 8
Seedling Progress by spunky1 Jul 9, 2015 12:28 PM 102
July 2014 Blooms by Hemlady Aug 2, 2014 4:58 PM 589
Outstanding Oranges... by chalyse Sep 16, 2012 11:35 PM 36
Can anyone ID this one? by Natalie Jul 6, 2012 8:55 AM 8
Curt Hanson's Crintonic Gardens by daylily Apr 7, 2010 8:36 PM 22

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