Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Owen-P.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2008
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 7.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 3-way
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Diamond Dusted
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: deep saturated red with large mauve washed eye above green to yellow throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: (Grand Palais x Nordic Night) x (Utopia Or Oblivion x Respighi)
Child plants: 9 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

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Location: Naperville, IL
Date: July 2021
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2019-07-30
Divided and replanted in spring
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2017-07-11

Date: 2014-11-23
Location: My garden
Date: 2022-07-22
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: 2020-06-02
Location: My garden
Date: 2021-07-21
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-07-28
Mars Attacks
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2019-06-12
Location: My Cape Cod garden
Date: 2020-07-10
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-07-12
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2014-06-20

Photo courtesy of Paul J. Owen of Slightly Different Nursery
Location: My garden, North Central Idaho
Date: 6-23-2015
Location: Horse Cave, KY  Zone 6b
Date: 2016-06-17
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Date: 2023-07-04
Mats attack
Location: Lincoln NE (5b)
Date: 2023-07-08
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2013-06-05
Location: My Cape Cod garden
Date: 2021-07-11
Location: Mexico, Missouri 
Date: 2021-06-24
Location: Central Ohio
Date: 07/16/11
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Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2019-07-07

Date: 2022-07-05

Date: 2023-07-09
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2021-06-30

Photo courtesy of Paul J. Owen of Slightly Different Nursery
Location: The Lily Farm near Center, Texas
Date: 2015-06-10

Photo Courtesy of Hillside Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Location: Shelby, NC
Photo courtesy of Paul J. Owen of Slightly Different Nursery
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2019-07-11
Location: Waldoboro Maine
Date: 2023-07-27
Mars Attacks

Photo courtesy of Briscos' Best Blooms. Used with permission.
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Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2015-07-08
Location: all photos from my gardens
Date: 2019-05-20
Location: Wilmington, DE
Date: 2011-07-04
Mars Attac
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2017-07-07
In the morning, after rain
  • Posted by lovemyhouse (Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) - Zone 8a) on Jun 5, 2013 9:35 AM concerning plant:
    Somewhat chalky-looking surface. First year in this yard. Heavy clay. Sun until around 2:00PM.
  • Posted by Zoia (Stoneham MA - Zone 6b) on Nov 22, 2021 2:30 PM concerning plant:
    This cv was moderately rusty during the infestation of 2021
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