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
The 10th Daylily of the Day poll by beckygardener Feb 13, 2018 12:04 AM 14
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2017 - 2018 by Char Feb 22, 2018 7:08 AM 890
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 Feb 21, 2018 1:12 PM 490
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Feb 22, 2018 7:22 AM 718
August 2017 Blooms by kousa Sep 1, 2017 5:19 PM 325
Which is your favourite small/mini purple? by Scatterbrain Feb 17, 2018 8:13 PM 134
Why do daylilies not produce blooms? by beckygardener Jul 21, 2017 2:47 PM 46
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2017 (Closed) by Char Sep 23, 2017 4:40 PM 1,000
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2017 (Closed) by Char Sep 23, 2017 5:18 AM 975
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Feb 22, 2018 6:49 AM 406
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
May 2017 Blooms by Seedfork Jun 6, 2017 9:05 PM 458
Daylily Clump photos by Seedfork Sep 21, 2017 8:09 PM 354
April 2017 Blooms by GaNinFl May 1, 2017 4:25 PM 261
unknown x unknown, sdlg x sdlg, and even (sdlg x sdlg) x (sdlg x sdlg) by josieskid Mar 6, 2017 6:29 PM 101
Tiny minis by Kabby Feb 4, 2018 4:43 PM 165
Let's talk about the color "green" by TreeClimber Jan 13, 2017 1:19 PM 75

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