Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Sun') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Carter-M.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1995
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 22 inches
Bloom size: 7 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: light yellow self 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 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: Mary Timmons x Olympic Showcase

Courtesy of Shaw's Sunshine Gardens

Larry's ObsessionLarry's Obsession
February 27, 2014

About three months ago, I began an odyssey that took me to places that, in my life long journey as a gardener, I never would have imagined. It all began with a daylily seedling.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Growing daylily seed by Haitihelper Sep 20, 2018 6:47 AM 5
Hurricane Florence by beckygardener Sep 19, 2018 9:16 AM 34
Help me Identify this daylily, please. by LauraAnn57 Sep 11, 2018 1:03 AM 3
Going to move - how to save daylilies. by alilylady Sep 4, 2018 1:40 PM 9
13th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Sep 10, 2018 3:23 PM 18
Time to cull? by frankrichards16 Sep 10, 2018 7:31 AM 18
September blooms by profesora Sep 22, 2018 3:57 PM 192
Your flowers are amazing! by AngieVanIsld Aug 31, 2018 6:58 PM 7
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New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Sep 22, 2018 6:08 PM 109
Mancozeb fungicide by admmad Aug 31, 2018 8:14 PM 9
Could this be Sammy Russell? by blue23rose Aug 23, 2018 11:20 AM 3
Question About Ways To Water Daylilies by IAgrl Aug 24, 2018 3:10 PM 14
Seedling Beds....How Do You Grow Your Seedlings? by Char Aug 20, 2018 7:09 AM 19
Late Flowering Daylily Bloom Times in 2018, Zone 7 by Scapehunter Aug 18, 2018 8:09 AM 4
A new use for disposable hair nets? by flowerpower35 Aug 14, 2018 6:33 PM 5
Fragrant Daylilies by Bedmaker Aug 17, 2018 4:05 AM 10
Send a Pic From Your Phone by josieskid Aug 13, 2018 5:40 PM 8
Do My Daylilies Need Dividing? by conniepr27 Aug 11, 2018 4:22 PM 21
Can't set pods thread...suggestions for success by Seedfork Aug 14, 2018 12:07 AM 85

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