Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Old King Cole') in the Daylilies Database

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AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Moldovan
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1995
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 32 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Bloom Traits: Bicolor or Reverse Bicolor
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: medium red-purple and ivory bicolor with lemon-yellow to green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1999

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Flying Carpet x Emperor Butterfly
Child plants: 21 child plants

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'Old King Cole' was a featured
Plant of the Day for September 4, 2015.

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Location: Campbellville OntarioDate: 2018-08-07A surprise seedling amongst Royal Mountie
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Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122Date: Mid season 2010Excellent garden plant.
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Location: Dreamy Daylilies - Chatham-Kent, Ontario   5b
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2015-07-19
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2007-07-01
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Location: Wisconsin zone 5aDate: 2018-07-21
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2014-08-03
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Comments:
Posted by mantisOH (Athens, Ohio - Zone 6a) on Apr 18, 2018 10:02 PM

Can be a slow opener. Flat blooms are not typical.

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