Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Marcia Fay') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Smith-J.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1980
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 15 inches
Bloom size: 5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: pink and rose cream blend 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: one child plant

 9:53 am. Brightest in the morning.

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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2016-07-02 9:53 am. Brightest in the morning.
By HemNorth
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2016-07-11 1:07 pm. Lovely tones of pink at mid-day.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2015-07-08 7:57 pm. A lovely soft, lavender pink by day's end. Quite a spec
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2016-10-18
By Gleni
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   Photo Courtesy of Smokeys Daylily Gardens Used with Permission
By vic
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Photo Courtesy of Lilywood Farms. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Photo Courtesy of Floral and Hardy Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2016-10-23
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Comments:
Posted by bron (NSW-Qld border Australia) on Oct 1, 2016 8:45 AM

Although registered as Semi Evergreen, MARCIA FAY has consistently been completely deciduous in my subtropical, southern hemisphere garden for the last 3 years. It dies back completely in June. After only a couple of weeks new leaves appear. This seems to be independent of the weather.

It has done this even though the last 2 years we have not had nighttime minimums low enough to get a frost. Lowest minimums have been around 40 deg F. The daily maximums have been around 68 deg or warmer. The summers, especially the last two, have been hot and humid with many long days in the high 80's or low nineties.

Its fragrance is very sweet and aromatic. It flowers and increases well. It also appears to be very rust resistant. I am glad I have this one.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Go south of the equator young daylily. by Gleni Oct 17, 2019 1:13 PM 104
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni May 8, 2019 6:25 AM 544
April 2018 Blooms by Seedfork May 12, 2018 6:17 AM 153
Rust Is Here! by kousa Jan 11, 2018 6:38 PM 39
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Jul 26, 2018 12:19 PM 816
'Dormant' now 'Dedicuous' by Mayo62 May 8, 2017 5:53 AM 73
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
Woohoooo super nice surprise! by cybersix Aug 14, 2016 4:11 PM 51
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWC Oct 19, 2016 8:42 PM 676
Southern Hemisphere beauties 2015-16 by Gleni Aug 31, 2016 11:56 AM 838

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