Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Merle Kent') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Munson-R.W.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1980
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: red self with gold throat

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: 18 child plants

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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2009-07-28
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2009-08-16
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2009-07-10
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Date: 2010-03-27Courtesy of The Gardens of Sunshine Hollow Used with Permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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