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
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
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

Common names
  • Daylily

'Paper Butterfly' was a featured
Plant of the Day for August 26, 2015.
  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 6:42 AM concerning plant:
    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'.
Plant Events from our members
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.
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.
UncleWill On September 12, 2019 Obtained plant
CiCi On May 31, 2022 Bloomed
DeweyRooter On October 28, 2022 Maintenance performed
cut back
DeweyRooter On September 12, 2022 Maintenance performed
Trimmed some rusty leaves and sprayed with Green Magic.
DeweyRooter On June 28, 2022 Maintenance performed
cut back and sprayed with Green Magic
DeweyRooter On June 3, 2022 Bloomed
DeweyRooter On May 25, 2022 Transplanted
Planted in pet memorial bed.
DeweyRooter On May 17, 2022 Miscellaneous Event
Observed first scapes on this plant.
DeweyRooter On April 21, 2022 Obtained plant
Received 3F from Sterrett Gardens. Potted up.
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