Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Spalding-W.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1976
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 19 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: deep pink self with green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1985
Honorable Mention: 1982
LAA: 1986
PC: 1981

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
Ploidy: Diploid
Child plants: 69 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

'Yesterday Memories' was a featured
Plant of the Day for February 11, 2024.
Photo Gallery
Location: my garden/ 8b Louisiana
Date: 2022-05-13
Location: My garden in Ontario, Canada
Date: 2023-07-30
48 year old cultivar and still holds its own in the garden
Uploaded by Maryl
Location: garden
Date: 2012-06-11
Yesterday Memories showing its bunny ears

Posted with permission and photographed by Marianne Joordens http
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: garden- 4-5+ way branching
Date: 2015-07-19

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2013-06-24
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: KALAMA WA
Date: 2016-06-08
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2010-03-27
Courtesy of The Gardens of Sunshine Hollow Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Photo Courtesy of Lilywood Farms. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Te Sligte Gardens. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Local garden Lexington, KY
Date: 2014-06-30

Photo Courtesy of Island Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Courtesy American Daylily and Perennials
  • Uploaded by vic

Courtesy of Quarles Daylilies Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

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

Date: 2006-07-04
Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Courtesy of Miller's Garden Designs
  • Uploaded by vic
  • Posted by Maryl (Oklahoma - Zone 7a) on Nov 15, 2012 1:02 AM concerning plant:
    Highly rust resistant. Had a breakout of rust on nearby daylilies, but Yesterday Memories remained rust free.
Plant Events from our members
DeweyRooter On May 12, 2022 Obtained plant
Received four fans from Oakes Daylilies. Potted up.
» Post your own event for this plant

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Daylilies Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Daylilies (Hemerocallis)

« Visit the Daylilies forum

» Read our note about daylily rust scores

« The Daylilies Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by JebobaTea and is called "Chompy Green Carpet"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.