Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Tutankhamun') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Elliott
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1978
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 4.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bloom Traits: Bicolor or Reverse Bicolor
Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: lilac purple and cream edged lilac bicolor with deep lilac eyezone and green yellow 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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Dorothy Lambert x Hope Diamond
Child plants: 5 child plants

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'Tutankhamun' was a featured
Plant of the Day for December 4, 2016.

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Comments:
Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Jul 9, 2019 5:20 PM

Low bud counts hinder this otherwise excellent cultivar. Great pop of color in the flower beds, flowers held well above foliage and throws out poly blooms quite often.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
ID for a daylily please by Frillylily May 5, 2017 3:53 PM 24
5th Daylily of the Day POLL (Closed) by beckygardener Nov 12, 2016 6:34 PM 31
October 2015 Blooms by Betja Nov 7, 2015 10:32 PM 125
June 2015 Blooms by kidfishing Jul 2, 2015 3:39 PM 635
Daylily Alphabet...Show Us Your "T's" by Hemlady Feb 24, 2016 1:25 PM 37
June 2014 Blooms by Seedfork Jul 2, 2014 6:59 PM 675
May 2014 Blooms by Betja Jul 12, 2015 3:40 PM 353
October Blooms by Betja Nov 6, 2013 1:02 PM 54
July Blooms 2013 by Hemlady Aug 2, 2013 1:11 PM 678
Polys of the 2013 Season by LALAMBCHOP Aug 19, 2013 6:35 PM 134
Blooming in May 2013 by spunky1 Jun 4, 2013 1:45 PM 404
Your favorite older daylily? Ones you will always keep? by bluegrassmom Jan 1, 2013 6:02 AM 36
What are the "oldest" daylilies you grow? by PeachLily Oct 1, 2016 1:22 PM 120
July 2012 Blooms by Betja Aug 5, 2012 11:32 AM 274
MAY 2012 Blooms by lovemyhouse Jun 10, 2012 11:08 AM 418

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