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

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Benzinger
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1970
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 25 inches
Bloom size: 4 inches
Bloom time: Extra early
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: light yellow self

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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: ((Ann Russell x Elfin) x Aprilet) x (Tet. Chetco x Tet. Elegant Miss)

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Frank "Bud" Bennett intros by Bedmaker Oct 15, 2019 9:37 PM 17
Let's Discuss Rot by Seedfork Oct 13, 2019 6:00 PM 20
Daylily leaf spots by MochaJoe Oct 1, 2019 9:20 AM 12
Would you call this a medium size fan? by cinvasko Oct 3, 2019 6:03 PM 34
Deer Repellent? by Paul2032 Oct 7, 2019 11:25 PM 27
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Fall 2019 by Char Oct 15, 2019 10:31 PM 412
Go south of the equator young daylily. by Gleni Oct 15, 2019 10:07 PM 89
I named a daylily after you. by kidfishing Oct 13, 2019 10:27 PM 43
Daylily seeds by MochaJoe Sep 16, 2019 8:11 AM 23
Show us your PODS by petruske Sep 20, 2019 7:01 PM 44
The Keeper Bed by josieskid Sep 22, 2019 4:04 PM 34
Rebloom or a fluke? by Paul2032 Sep 6, 2019 5:01 AM 12
Auction Bids Going Over $1,000 !!! by Betja Oct 6, 2019 1:47 PM 248
Newbie help with dividing, scapes, and replanting by jhb50 Aug 29, 2019 1:57 PM 11
September 2019 Daylily Blooms by Charlemagne Oct 4, 2019 7:15 AM 436
no blooms this year! by codielane Sep 5, 2019 9:23 AM 17
Seed Pod Degradation by Seedfork Sep 9, 2019 3:50 PM 27
Why not rebloomers? by AlexInBoston Aug 28, 2019 9:32 AM 7
Project Daylillie Hill by Dirtworker Aug 23, 2019 10:09 PM 8
I need a 34 inch daylily rebloomer to enjoy photographing! by Sheridragonfly Sep 6, 2019 4:39 AM 8

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