Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Moonlight Orchid') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Talbott
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1986
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Bicolor or Reverse Bicolor
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: blue lavender and white brushed lavender bicolor with green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2001

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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: 2 child plants

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'Moonlight Orchid' was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 30, 2015.

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Location: My Garden in PADate: 2018-07-01Truly lavender!
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2015-05-30
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Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122Date: Midseason 2011A very nice lavender bi-color.
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Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122Date: July 2012
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2016-05-19
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Location: My garden in northeast TexasDate: 2014-06-06I love DLS of this color and I think this is a beauty, another on
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Comments:
Posted by Hemlady (Melvindale, Mi - Zone 5b) on Jul 26, 2012 7:19 AM

Really love this one!!!

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Plant Events from our members
beckygardener On October 4, 2015 Transplanted
Planted in raised bed.
beckygardener On August 29, 2015 Obtained plant
Received 2 double fans from Susan - stilldew. Potted up.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
May 2019 blooms by Diggerofdirt Jun 1, 2019 10:15 PM 372
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni May 8, 2019 6:25 AM 544
White Daylily Seeds by Beedazzled Sep 8, 2018 8:55 AM 2
White Daylily Seeds by kousa Aug 21, 2018 12:03 PM 6
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July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
Poly blooms and oddities by ShakespearesGarden Sep 16, 2019 5:30 PM 509
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
The 10th Daylily of the Day poll (Closed) by beckygardener Feb 13, 2018 12:04 AM 14
Rust Is Here! by kousa Jan 11, 2018 6:38 PM 39
September Blooms by Charlemagne Sep 28, 2017 5:16 PM 112
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Jul 26, 2018 12:19 PM 816
What Is/Are Your Favorite Bitone/Bicolor Daylilies? by bloominholes2fill Aug 27, 2017 5:26 PM 55
White seeds by beckygardener Jul 23, 2017 11:14 AM 16
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
7th Daylily of the Day Poll (CLOSED) by beckygardener Jun 2, 2017 3:59 PM 16
May 2017 Blooms by Seedfork Jun 6, 2017 9:05 PM 458
2017 Daylily Orders Recieved by spunky1 Nov 1, 2017 6:17 PM 339
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374

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