Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Wild
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1978
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 34 inches
Bloom size: 7.25 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Diamond Dusted
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: diamond dusted deep golden yellow with yellow green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1985
JC: 1979

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Child plants: 23 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

'Wild One' was a featured
Plant of the Day for December 20, 2015.
  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 4:26 PM concerning plant:
    Needs 3 years to establish well.
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 7, 2013 8:13 PM concerning plant:
    This is an old daylily intro, but it is every bit as beautiful as anything hybridized today. When I saw pictures of Wild One in other people's daylily gardens, I knew I had to get it for my own garden. I am so glad I did. The flowers are glorious.
  • Posted by caitlinsgarden (McGregor IA - Zone 4b) on Jul 20, 2014 7:34 AM concerning plant:
    This can be a beautiful plant, but it seems too big and sloppy to me. Maybe this is because it needs to be moved into more sun. If you don't deadhead, it looks really messy.
Plant Events from our members
beckygardener On May 9, 2018 Obtained plant
Acquired 2 fans from Laura (twistanddud).
beckygardener On December 30, 2017 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Confirmed that this plant died due to damage from Hurricane Irma.
beckygardener On October 4, 2015 Transplanted
Planted in raised bed.
beckygardener On August 29, 2015 Obtained plant
Received 5 fans from Susan - stilldew. Potted up.
Bunilla On June 22, 2016 Bloomed
DeweyRooter On May 4, 2022 Bloomed
DeweyRooter On April 16, 2022 Miscellaneous Event
First scape observed on this plant. One fan turned brown and died.
DeweyRooter On March 14, 2021 Obtained plant
Received plant from Oakes Daylilies. Planted in bed.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Pretty! by Bonehead Nov 18, 2016 11:57 AM 0
Amazing plant combination!!! by virginiarose Sep 29, 2020 8:36 PM 2

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