Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Paper Butterfly') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Morss
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1983
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: cream peach and blue violet blend with blue violet eyezone and green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1990
Honorable Mention: 1987
LAA: 1998
DCS: 1987

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
Parentage: ((sdlg x Chicago Two Bits) x Thais) x ((Silver Veil x Knave) x (Chicago Mist x Chicago Mist))
Child plants: 111 child plants

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'Paper Butterfly' was a featured
Plant of the Day for August 26, 2015.

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Location: Jacksonville, TexasDate: 2015-06-19
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2018-06-23Paper Butterfly
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2016-04-27
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Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Location: my garden zone 7b NCDate: 2012-05-28
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Location: Waynesboro MSDate: 2005-06-01
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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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Location: my garden zone 7b NCDate: 2012-05-28
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By Joy
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Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-06-28Paper Butterfly bloom, 10 am, 86 degrees, shaded area.
By chalyse
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2016-06-09
By Seedfork
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2018-05-16
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Location: Dayton, OhioDate: 2018-06-18
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2011-07-20
By Joy
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-07-24
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-07-24
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Date: 1999-07-01Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission
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Date: 2006-07-01Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
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Location: My gardenDate: 2010 july
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Date: 2001-07-24Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Date: 2012-06-25
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Location: Tabby's GardenDate: 2012-07-08
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Photo Courtesy of May's Acres Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies
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Location: Rhode IslandDate: 2013-07-04
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Location: Northern California 9bDate: 2014-05-01Paper Butterfly roots.
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Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-08-19Paper Butterfly scape, 10:30 am, 86 degrees, partial shade.
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-07-05
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2015-07-16
By mattsmom
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2011-06-09
By Sscape
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2016-05-12
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2017-04-20
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Location: Dayton, OhioDate: 2018-06-28
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2008-06-06
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2009-06-15
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2008-06-09
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2009-06-17
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Comments:
Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 6:42 AM

Creamy orchid-peach with a broad, shaded blue eyezone; pastel yellow throat. Strong rebloomer. Very early bloom. Plants do best with winter protection. Flowers have a unique form with petals that 'canoe'.

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Plant Events from our members
beckygardener On October 4, 2015 Transplanted
Planted in raised bed.
beckygardener On August 14, 2014 Obtained plant
Received 2 fans of this plant from Doris (Casshigh). Potted up.
Trish On September 12, 2014 Obtained plant
Seedfork On March 26, 2019 Miscellaneous Event
First scape of all the plants for 2019 was on Paper Butterfly
Seedfork On April 20, 2018 Bloomed
First bloom on this plant for the year.
Seedfork On March 27, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
First Scape on this plant this year.
Seedfork On October 11, 2017 Maintenance performed
Bog Clump moved and raised.
Seedfork On September 5, 2017 Maintenance performed
Moved one clump of Paper Butterfly to a dryer location inside the frence.
Seedfork On April 16, 2017 Bloomed
First bloom on this plant for the season.
Seedfork On April 1, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
First scapes of the year for this plant
Seedfork On April 27, 2016 Bloomed
First bloom this season
Seedfork On March 29, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Observed first scape on this plant this year.
Seedfork On June 18, 2015 Obtained plant
Received from Amadore Flower Farm
Seedfork On June 17, 2015 Obtained plant
Received as a gift plant from Country Lane Daylilies, one small fan.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
April 2019 Blooms by dixiebelle426 Apr 22, 2019 6:22 AM 23
First scape of the season! by florange Apr 13, 2019 8:01 PM 52
October 2018 blooms by profesora Oct 29, 2018 8:04 AM 84
September 2018 blooms by profesora Oct 2, 2018 6:44 PM 271
Can't set pods thread...suggestions for success by Seedfork Aug 14, 2018 12:07 AM 85
Long Blooming Daylilies by caitlinsgarden Aug 12, 2018 6:20 PM 14
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
Children of Dragonfly Dawn by beckygardener Jul 21, 2018 2:03 PM 20
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
Poly blooms and oddities by ShakespearesGarden Nov 30, 2018 5:10 PM 208
June 2018 Seedlings by GaNinFl Jul 1, 2018 5:10 PM 207
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
Daylily Clump Shots 2018 by Hazelcrestmikeb Oct 4, 2018 1:36 PM 198
Daylily 'Goners' 2018 by DogsNDaylilies Oct 13, 2018 4:15 AM 45
I have SCAPES!!!! Zone 5B by mom2cjemma Jun 4, 2018 6:40 AM 32
April 2018 Blooms by Seedfork May 12, 2018 6:17 AM 153
9th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Oct 31, 2017 10:27 PM 34
Why do daylilies not produce blooms? by beckygardener Mar 16, 2019 12:17 PM 66
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
Your favorite early daylily bloom pics by bluegrassmom Jun 26, 2017 11:40 AM 8

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