Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Magic Carpet Ride') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Kirchhoff-D.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1992
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Bloom Traits: Watermark
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: mandarin red with coral orange red watermark above yellow to yellow green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1999
Honorable Mention: 1996

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: ((Bittersweet Holiday x Regal Flame) x (Study in Scarlet x (Grand Opera x Amadeus))
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Location: In my garden in Lenore, IDDate: 7-5-2014
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Comments:
Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 5:47 AM

Brilliant, luminous mandarin red with a coral orange watermark. Impossible to ignore and ideal for a focal or highlight plant, or perhaps for a pot - simply screams for attention. Each perfect bloom opens flat and the scapes are well branched.

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