Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Whatley
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1993
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: red with clear yellow eyezone above green throat

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: Spartan Chief x (Kuan Yin x sdlg)
Child plants: 6 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

Photo Gallery

Date: 2022-06-14
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Date: 2016-07-10

Photo courtesy of Michael Bouman of Daylily Lay
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2014-07-19

Photo courtesy of Michael Bouman of Daylily Lay

Photo courtesy of Marietta Daylily Gardens

Photo Courtesy of Hillside Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Daylily Sweetheart. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Pruden of Lily House
  • Posted by mbouman (St. Peters, Missouri - Zone 6a) on Feb 14, 2012 1:31 PM concerning plant:
    Sunfast and rain-defying in St. Louis, MOHICAN CHIEF was Oscie's idea of a great red daylily for the Midwest. It passes great color on to its kids.

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