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

Image

It's Daylilies Week!It's Daylilies Week!
By dave on July 18, 2015

This is it! The highly anticipated Daylilies Celebration Week! Let's open the week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

(Full article55 comments)
Give a thumbs up

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

Photo gallery:
Location: Jacksonville, TexasDate: 2015-06-19
By jon
Give a thumbs up
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2018-06-23Paper Butterfly
By Seedfork
Give a thumbs up
Image
By mattsmom
Give a thumbs up
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2016-04-27
By Seedfork
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Location: my garden zone 7b NCDate: 2012-05-28
By sandnsea2
Give a thumbs up
Image
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Location: Waynesboro MSDate: 2005-06-01
By hementia
Give a thumbs up
Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
By mcash70
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
By vic
Give a thumbs up
Location: my garden zone 7b NCDate: 2012-05-28
By sandnsea2
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Location: Tabby's GardenDate: 2012-07-08
By tabby
Give a thumbs up
Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-06-28Paper Butterfly bloom, 10 am, 86 degrees, shaded area.
By chalyse
Give a thumbs up
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-07-05
By tveguy3
Give a thumbs up
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2016-06-09
By Seedfork
Give a thumbs up
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2017-04-20
By Seedfork
Give a thumbs up
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2018-05-16
By scflowers
Give a thumbs up
Location: Dayton, OhioDate: 2018-06-18
By mystlw
Give a thumbs up
Location: Stoneham MADate: 2020-07-06
By Zoia
Give a thumbs up
Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2011-07-20
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-07-24
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-07-24
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Posted with permission and photographed by Tee Money http://www.h
By vic
Give a thumbs up
Date: 1999-07-01Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission
By vic
Give a thumbs up
Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
By vic
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2006-07-01Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
By vic
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of 5 Acre Farm Daylilies Used With Permission
By vic
Give a thumbs up
Location: My gardenDate: 2010 july
By tabby
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2001-07-24Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
By vic
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2012-06-25
By Paul2032
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of May's Acres Daylilies. Used with Permission.
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Cheryl's Daylilies. Used with Permission
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Photo Courtesy of Keast Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission.
By Joy
Give a thumbs up
Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies
By Calif_Sue
Give a thumbs up
Location: Rhode IslandDate: 2013-07-04
By Shannon
Give a thumbs up
Location: Northern California 9bDate: 2014-05-01Paper Butterfly roots.
By chalyse
Give a thumbs up
Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-08-19Paper Butterfly scape, 10:30 am, 86 degrees, partial shade.
By chalyse
Give a thumbs up
Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2015-07-16
By mattsmom
Give a thumbs up
Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2011-06-09
By Sscape
Give a thumbs up
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2016-05-12
By scflowers
Give a thumbs up
Location: Dayton, OhioDate: 2018-06-28
By mystlw
Give a thumbs up
Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2008-06-06
By Sscape
Give a thumbs up
Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2009-06-15
By Sscape
Give a thumbs up
Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2008-06-09
By Sscape
Give a thumbs up
Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2009-06-17
By Sscape
Give a thumbs up

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'.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

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.
UncleWill On September 12, 2019 Obtained plant
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
September Blooms by Diggerofdirt Sep 19, 2020 6:44 PM 153
Canoeing in patterned daylilies by Bedmaker Aug 24, 2020 11:16 AM 20
Examples of Why it is Sometimes Difficult to ID a NOID by blue23rose Jul 3, 2020 12:15 PM 3
July seedlings by profesora Aug 5, 2020 6:01 PM 371
July 2020 blooms by Jillz Sep 13, 2020 1:49 PM 603
June 2020 seedlings by SunriseSide Jul 2, 2020 9:18 AM 293
June 2020 Blooms by Avedon Jul 11, 2020 7:46 PM 569
May 2020 Blooms by Betja Jun 3, 2020 10:35 PM 384
April 2020 blooms: by Seedfork May 8, 2020 9:00 PM 160
April 2020 Seedlings by spunky1 May 2, 2020 1:23 PM 131
Three is not a crowd! by frankrichards16 Sep 12, 2020 9:19 PM 239
Show us your Bitones and Bicolored Daylilies! by blue23rose Jul 21, 2020 8:33 PM 130
October 2019 blooms by profesora Apr 12, 2020 1:06 PM 257
2020 Bloom Season What is on your List? by DaylilyDazzled Sep 19, 2020 8:47 AM 1,038
September 2019 Daylily Blooms by Charlemagne Mar 25, 2020 10:30 AM 443
Summer Dormancy by Seedfork Aug 11, 2019 9:03 PM 6
August 2019 Daylily Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Sep 4, 2019 7:37 AM 489
Help Identifying by jeneev Jul 30, 2019 8:16 AM 9
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Sep 23, 2019 4:10 AM 1,706

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Daylilies Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Daylilies (Hemerocallis)

« Visit the Daylilies forum

» Read our note about daylily rust scores

« The Daylilies Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by zuzu and is called "Pericallis hybrida"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.