Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Minstrel Boy') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Wild
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1973
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 25 inches
Bloom size: 5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: wine blue with yellow 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
Child plants: one child plant

Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.

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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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Location: My GardensDate: July 2009During Rain Showers
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Location: My GardensDate: July 4, 2014Close Up View
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Location: My GardensDate: July 2009In The Rain
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Date: 2006-07-01   Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
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Image Courtesy of Monches Farm Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Strongs Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Floral and Hardy Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Wildwood Gardens. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Daylilies of Brookwood. Used with Permission.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
What a set of twins! by DavidofDeLand Sep 2, 2013 6:19 PM 1
Mysterious Minstrel Boy by caitlinsgarden Sep 3, 2013 12:20 PM 3
July Blooms 2013 by Hemlady Aug 2, 2013 1:11 PM 678
What are the "oldest" daylilies you grow? by PeachLily Oct 1, 2016 1:22 PM 120
"Tissue Culture" -- What is it and why is it bad? by fiwit Jul 13, 2018 12:01 PM 8
New member questions by chalyse Jun 20, 2012 1:19 PM 23
FINALLY!!!! I have some daylilies blooming... by fiwit Jun 14, 2012 4:56 PM 28

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