Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Nuclear Meltdown') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Reed
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 46 inches
Bloom size: 7 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Crispate
Color description: yellow with red eyezone and gold throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2007

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: Coral Crab x Lady Neva
Child plants: 5 child plants

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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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Photo by Newyorkrita in her garden.
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Comments:
Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Aug 28, 2014 4:51 PM

One of the Margo Reed intros growing in my garden, Nuclear Meltdown grows on tall scapes. I wish it were a late or later season bloomer but it is mid season. Still, the yellow golden backround with red eyezone cascade flowers are appealing, so here in my garden it stays.

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