Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Butterfly King') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Gossard
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2011
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 29 inches
Bloom size: 5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 3-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Toothed or Fringed Edge
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: cream yellow with a butterfly pattern, consisting of blues, oranges, whites, purples, violets, purples, and maroon colors, colors are also surround the petal edges, jagged outer maroon eye zone, sometimes small jagged teeth are seen

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: (Etched Eyes x Forever in Time) x Tet. Crystal Blue Persuasion

Photo courtesy of James Gossard of Heavenly Gardens

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Can't set pods thread...suggestions for success by Seedfork Aug 14, 2018 12:07 AM 85
Long Blooming Daylilies by caitlinsgarden Aug 12, 2018 6:20 PM 14
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
Children of Dragonfly Dawn by beckygardener Jul 21, 2018 2:03 PM 20
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2018 (Closed) by Char Sep 25, 2018 5:19 AM 1,220
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
I have SCAPES!!!! Zone 5B by mom2cjemma Jun 4, 2018 6:40 AM 32
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
May 2018 Seedling Blooms by beckygardener Jun 3, 2018 6:59 AM 265
Moldovan and/or Woodhall daylily cultivars by mfanders Apr 7, 2018 8:59 AM 6
April 2018 Blooms by Seedfork May 12, 2018 6:17 AM 153
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2018 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2018 4:04 AM 1,088
The 10th Daylily of the Day poll (Closed) by beckygardener Feb 13, 2018 12:04 AM 14
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2017 - 2018 (Closed) by Char Mar 20, 2018 4:02 AM 1,270
Cristated or "bearded" Daylily in cooler climates for hybridizing- I'm in 5A WI by Cpschult Jul 17, 2018 7:15 PM 74
buying daylilies from a warmer place? by pinkruffles Nov 21, 2017 3:09 PM 8
Show me your little ones! by Scatterbrain Dec 19, 2017 7:15 AM 105
What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Sep 4, 2018 9:02 AM 1,021
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Jul 26, 2018 12:19 PM 816

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