Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Tropical Heat Wave') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Kirchhoff-D.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1992
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 5.25 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: orange with red edge and red eyezone above yellow throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1998
JC: 1993

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Calistoga Sun x Cherry Eyed Pumpkin
Child plants: 17 child plants

the red eye only shines in the sun

'Tropical Heat Wave' was a featured
Plant of the Day for February 21, 2017.

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Location: Currumbin Valley Qld AustraliaDate: 2017-10-29the red eye only shines in the sun
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2016-10-10
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Location: Currumbin Valley Qld AustraliaDate: 2017-10-29There were 7 out together on thhis small clump.
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Location: Currumbin Valley Qld AustraliaDate: 2015-12-28
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Location: Currumbin Valley Qld AustraliaDate: 2016-01-14
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Location: Currumbin Valley Qld AustraliaDate: 2015-11-30
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Location: Currumbin Valley Qld AustraliaDate: 2016-01-09
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2016-10-23
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2020 (Closed) by Char Sep 22, 2020 4:38 AM 1,725
Go south of the equator young daylily. by Gleni Feb 13, 2020 7:38 AM 544
Daylily Problems Zone 8 by royboy210 Jun 8, 2019 8:01 PM 20
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni May 8, 2019 6:25 AM 544
Rust Is Here! by kousa Nov 10, 2019 6:24 PM 42
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Jul 26, 2018 12:19 PM 816
Are there any clear oranges out there? by Polymerous Jun 21, 2018 12:33 AM 51
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2017 (Closed) by Char Sep 23, 2017 5:18 AM 975
5th Daylily of the Day POLL (Closed) by beckygardener Nov 12, 2016 6:34 PM 31
Your number 1 Daylily by crawgarden Sep 13, 2016 4:28 PM 143
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWC Oct 19, 2016 8:42 PM 676
Southern Hemisphere beauties 2015-16 by Gleni Aug 31, 2016 11:56 AM 838
Daylily Alphabet...Show Us Your "T's" by Hemlady Mar 5, 2020 9:34 PM 77
Brightest Colored Daylilies by Seedfork Jan 17, 2017 6:17 PM 195
July Blooms 2013 by Hemlady Aug 2, 2013 1:11 PM 678
Orders from Lily Auction by virginiarose Nov 30, 2012 10:26 PM 231
Outstanding Oranges... by chalyse Sep 16, 2012 11:35 PM 36
June 2012 Blooms by LALAMBCHOP Jul 2, 2012 8:25 PM 318
Favorite Orange Daylilies by annred97 Apr 19, 2014 5:16 PM 38

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