Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Preference') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Millikan-B.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1985
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: yellow and gold blend with chartreuse throat

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: sdlg x Tuscawilla

Photo courtesy of Valley of the Daylilies

Larry's ObsessionLarry's Obsession
By LarryR on February 27, 2014

About three months ago, I began an odyssey that took me to places that, in my life long journey as a gardener, I never would have imagined. It all began with a daylily seedling.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hi, I'm new by janwax Nov 6, 2020 7:22 PM 74
Personal Plant List on NGA Site. by nancyindg Sep 6, 2020 10:24 PM 44
Tell me about Day Lilies by MsDoe Jun 5, 2020 10:24 PM 19
Clumps, Mini-Clumps, Multiples Anybody? by Avedon Sep 26, 2020 6:11 PM 236
First Plants of the Season Arrived by Pat236 Aug 21, 2020 6:51 AM 237
Lost in the alphabet soup by Charlemagne Mar 7, 2020 8:20 PM 20
Parentage Chat - Seedling, Unknown or Registered by JamesT Feb 14, 2020 11:48 AM 146
I Made A Video of My Seedlings. by kousa Jan 4, 2020 4:32 PM 115
What Crosses Are You Planning for Next Summer? by kousa Dec 3, 2019 8:59 AM 36
What Happens on the LA... by josieskid Feb 28, 2020 9:53 AM 881
What is your preference in daylilies and why? by Paul2032 Oct 30, 2019 5:18 PM 11
Teach me about ploidy in daylilies...... by Paul2032 Nov 3, 2019 5:13 AM 29
I named a daylily after you. by kidfishing Oct 13, 2019 10:27 PM 43
Really good yellow daylily by Ronny07 Sep 11, 2019 5:43 PM 33
How many fans do I order? by AlexInBoston Sep 8, 2019 3:51 PM 25
August 2019 Daylily Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Sep 4, 2019 7:37 AM 489
July 2019 Seedlings by flowerpower35 Aug 3, 2019 2:03 PM 477
Deadheading daylilies by Flowersgalore Jul 4, 2019 9:17 PM 8
How Many Here Buy Daylily Seeds on the LA and Grow Them? by kousa Nov 22, 2020 4:31 PM 180
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni May 8, 2019 6:25 AM 544

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