Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Ben') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Harris-H.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1979
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 22 inches
Bloom size: 5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: gold tipped with rose and green throat

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Laura Maria x Edna Spalding Memorial
Child plants: one child plant

Image Courtesy of Canning Daylily Gardens Used with Permission

The American Hemerocallis SocietyThe American Hemerocallis Society
October 10, 2012

The following information was written by and is courtesy of Julie Covington, President of the American Hemerocallis Society, and appears on the AHS website. It is copyrighted by The American Hemerocallis Society.

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