Daylily (Hemerocallis 'May May') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Hayward-M.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1976
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 3.5 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Nocturnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: near white self with green throat

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: 8 child plants

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Plant of the Day for September 15, 2018.

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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2017-09-08
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Location: Wentworth, NS, CanadaDate: 2018-07-14
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2009-07-25 8:43 am. Beauty and fragrance - a great combination.
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Photo Courtesy of Sugar Bay Daylilies. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Photo Courtesy of Floral and Hardy Gardens. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Courtesy of Quarles Daylilies Used with Permission
By vic
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Photo Courtesy of Mystic Meadows Daylily Farm. Used with Permissi
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2009-07-18 8:30 pm. A smaller, but favourite long bloomer
By HemNorth
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2009-07-24 9:55 am. Exquisite form and shape of blossom.
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2009-07-31 9:22 am. A simple beauty and elegance in a fragrant blossom.
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2014-07-02
By Caruso
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2018-07-01
By ljb5966
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   Photo Courtesy of Smokeys Daylily Gardens Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Image Courtesy of Monches Farm Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of May's Acres Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Daredevil Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Mystic Meadows Daylily Farm. Used with Permissi
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Photo Courtesy of Eclectic Gardens. Used with Permission
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Courtesy DIG Daylilies
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
What is your preference in daylilies and why? by Paul2032 Oct 21, 2019 12:39 AM 6
Teach me about ploidy in daylilies...... by Paul2032 Oct 17, 2019 1:04 PM 16
Pod or Pollen parent? by SueVT Oct 17, 2019 11:33 AM 14
Aged Sawdust by hillbilly Oct 20, 2019 9:41 AM 5
Frank "Bud" Bennett intros by Bedmaker Oct 15, 2019 9:37 PM 17
Anyone Grow Undefinable Zone 6 or Above Outside? by kousa Oct 14, 2019 1:09 PM 3
Let's Discuss Rot by Seedfork Oct 19, 2019 6:31 AM 25
Ordering Questions by Zazinnia Oct 7, 2019 8:50 AM 10
October 2019 blooms by profesora Oct 22, 2019 10:51 AM 203
Daylily leaf spots by MochaJoe Oct 1, 2019 9:20 AM 12
How to Care for Proliferations? by lovegrillin Oct 1, 2019 3:10 PM 16
Would you call this a medium size fan? by cinvasko Oct 3, 2019 6:03 PM 34
Daylily RX by KatyLLL Oct 6, 2019 11:13 AM 4
Deer Repellent? by Paul2032 Oct 7, 2019 11:25 PM 27
Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2019 by Char Oct 22, 2019 10:14 AM 364
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Fall 2019 by Char Oct 22, 2019 10:49 AM 511
Dog using my daylily beds as a toilet! by mystlw Sep 22, 2019 6:47 PM 1
Charley's Photo Tip #4 by Charlemagne Sep 26, 2019 12:47 PM 2
Go south of the equator young daylily. by Gleni Oct 22, 2019 6:44 AM 141
I named a daylily after you. by kidfishing Oct 13, 2019 10:27 PM 43

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