Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Nutmeg Elf') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: McCabe
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1978
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 18 inches
Bloom size: 3 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Spider
Color description: golden yellow self
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2008
Honorable Mention: 2004

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
Child plants: 52 child plants

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How to Grow DaylilesHow to Grow Dayliles
October 11, 2012

Sure, daylilies can be grown with the latest and greatest sprays, fertilizers, soil mixes, greenhouses, etc. Do they need all that? Not here, in my central Ohio garden.

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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2013-06-26
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2013-06-26
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Date: 2009-07-22Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 6:30 AM

A very vigorous near-species cross with thin, very well-branched scapes. An orange-gold near spider miniature. The appearance of this one is species-like.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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