Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Melon Balls') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Wild
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1960
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 32 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: glowing melon with orchid overtones
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1965
Honorable Mention: 1962
JC: 1960
ATG: 1966

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: 9 child plants

Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.

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Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2007-07-23 6:39 pm. An old reliable little favourite.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2014-07-31 7:08 pm. It absolutely glows from its centre.
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Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission
By vic
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Date: 2006-07-13   Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
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Courtesy of Shaw's Sunshine Gardens
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