Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Munson-R.W.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1986
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 2.0
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: burgundy purple self with cream white throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1993
Honorable Mention: 1990
JC: 1987

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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Child plants: 57 child plants

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  • Daylily

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Always a heavy bloomer no matter where I plant it (in sun)
Location: 2010-0702
Date: 2013-12-12
Uploaded by Hazelcrestmikeb
Location: Terrace garden left side, rear - sunny.
Date: 2013-0710
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2021-8-14
daylily Malaysian Monarch
Location: Burlington, NC
Date: 2018-06-26
Location: Maine
Date: 2016-07-18
Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TX
Date: 2017-06-01
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2017-11-12
Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KY
Date: 2015-07-12
Location: University City, Missouri, zone 6
Ah, the drama of oak shade!
Location: southeast alabama
Date: 2015-05-31
Maylasian Monarch

Photo courtesy of Michael Bouman of Daylily Lay
Uploaded by LarryR
Location: Neenah, WI
Date: 7/14/20
Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KY
Date: 2015-07-12
Location: sheri's healing flower garden
Date: 2015-06-11
A beautiful daylily!
Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my garden
Date: 6-22-17
Location: Burlington, NC
Date: 2018-06-21

Photo Courtesy of A-1 Daylilies. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Maine
Date: 2014-07-27

Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Date: 2011-06-28
Location: Concord, NC zone 7
Date: 2016-06-07
Location: Sheri's healing flower garden
Date: 2015-06-11
Good bloomer, blooms late for me.
Location: southeast alabama
Date: 2015-05-31
Maylasian Monarch stamens!

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Montgomery, Alabama 
Date: June 2021
Malaysian Monarch

Photo Courtesy of Alcovy Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2016-07-01
Location: Alabama
Date: 2014-06-22
Malaysian Monarch
Uploaded by plantcollector
Location: Northwest Florida
Date: 2019-06-10

Photo Courtesy of Fairyscape Daylilies. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My garden in Aurora, Ontario zone 5b
Date: 2015-07-22
Location: Sheri
Date: 2015-06-11
Location: WA
1st bloom on a rainy day
Location: Beautiful Tennessee 
Date: July 2014
Location: Terrace garden left side, rear - sunny.
Date: 2010-0702
Just a spot of sun shining on this one.
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2016-06-10
Location: kitchener
Date: 2015-07-31

Date: 2017-06-20
Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
Location: Meadowlark Botanical Garden, Fairfax, Virginia (May 2022)
Date: 2022-05-01
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2006-07-03
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2006-07-03
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2003-06-28
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2007-06-15

Date: 2008-07-26

Date: 2001-08-08
Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: My garden in zone 5/6 Indiana. 
Date: 7/8/14
Uploaded by touchofsky

Photo Courtesy of Cheryl's Daylilies. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Mystic Meadows Daylily Farm. Used with Permissi
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Ellies Daylilies Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2017-11-12

Photo Courtesy of Mystic Meadows Daylily Farm. Used with Permissi
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2007-08-04
Uploaded by plantcollector
Uploaded by slcdms

Photo Courtesy of Saksa Daylily Farm. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Dreamy Daylilies - Chatham-Kent, Ontario   5b
Date: 2013-07-30

Photo Courtesy of Garden Perennials. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2006-07-09

Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
  • Uploaded by vic
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Plant Events from our members
Seedfork On May 8, 2017 Bloomed
First bloom on this plant for the season
Seedfork On April 30, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
First scapes on this plant for the season.
Seedfork On May 1, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Observed first scape
Seedfork On April 3, 2015 Obtained plant
Pat236 On July 18, 2023 Bloomed
First bloom ever on plants received September 27, 2021.
Pat236 On September 27, 2021 Obtained plant
Received three fans from Oak Hill Daylilies, Planted in the back bed flats.
Pat236 On June 13, 2019 Bloomed
First bloom on the Peace on Earth plants in the garden bed.
Pat236 On September 7, 2018 Obtained plant
Received two small fans from Peace on Earth. Planted in the front of the back bed.
Pat236 On July 25, 2018 Bloomed
Two nice blooms today.
CiCi On June 20, 2023 Bloomed
CiCi On June 27, 2022 Bloomed
Friesfan1 On June 10, 2021 Obtained plant
Gift plant from DaylilyKing.
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