Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Perky') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Fay
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1956
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 34 inches
Bloom time: Midseason-Late
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: light yellow self

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: North Star x Joanna Hutchins
Child plants: 7 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
August Seedlings by kousa Sep 1, 2019 12:47 PM 207
July 2019 Seedlings by flowerpower35 Aug 3, 2019 2:03 PM 477
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Spring 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2019 4:14 AM 1,431
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2017 - 2018 (Closed) by Char Mar 20, 2018 4:02 AM 1,270
August 2017 Blooms by kousa Sep 1, 2017 5:19 PM 325
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Oct 15, 2019 10:16 PM 3,639
Relocating Daylilies...when is the best time? by BPadilla Jan 2, 2018 9:16 AM 43
Deer Invasion by spunky1 May 24, 2017 2:50 PM 98
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
Re-bloom Cultivars by beckygardener Oct 27, 2016 5:59 PM 595
Southern Hemisphere beauties 2015-16 by Gleni Aug 31, 2016 11:56 AM 838
The Blooming South. Season 2014-15 by Gleni Feb 23, 2015 8:00 AM 951
feature connected to pattern? by needrain Aug 31, 2014 5:31 PM 10
Performance of Thin Man in cold zones? by Ispahan Oct 4, 2013 5:05 AM 13
July 2012 Blooms by Betja Aug 5, 2012 11:32 AM 274
Beginning of the blooming season by mistyfog May 7, 2012 12:15 PM 150
Your Five Favorite Yellow Daylilies? by Betja Aug 16, 2018 11:09 AM 309

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