Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Lenington-G.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1969
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: near white self with green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1974

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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: sdlg x White Formal
Child plants: 29 child plants

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  • Daylily

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Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2019-06-27
First bloom.  Happy in a container. :-)
Location: Franklin, WI
Date: August 2013
This plant makes a statement in the late summer garden!
Location: springfield MO
Date: 2015-06-28
Location: Franklin, WI
Date: September 2013
Late bloomer, pod powerhouse on a tall plant.
Location: Home garden
Date: 2021-07-11
By KYgal
Location: Mark's Park (home) zone 6a
Date: 2021-07-21
So Lovely
Location: Melvindale, Mi.
Date: 2015-10-24
Had an excellent bloom season in 2015.

Date: 2010-08-07
Location: Home garden
Date: 2020-07-07
By KYgal
Location: North Carolina
Date: 2022-07-04
So Lovely
Location: Spring, TX 
Date: 2023-06-12
Scapes 37" tall
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2014-08-16
 4:47 pm.  The lovely firm crepe, highlights the flow and beauty
Location: KALAMA WA
Date: 2018-07-19
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Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 31, 2022
Location: Horse Cave, KY  Zone 6b
Date: 2016-06-29
Location: southern KY
Date: 2018-08-02
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2016-07-24
 8:45 am.  Always opens with a more yellow appearance.
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2016-07-24
 7:54 pm.  In the evening, there is a change to a pale cream colo
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2016-08-11
 6:07 pm.  In the evening, the fragrance still holds true.
Location: My garden in Northwest Missouri
Date: 2010-06-27
Location: white lake, Michigan
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-08-09
So Lovely
Location: KALAMA WA
Date: 2018-07-19
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Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia, Zone 8
Date: 2013-07-03
BLOOM
Location: Friend's garden, MI
Date: 2005-08-01
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2012-07-14
FFO (First flower open)
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Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
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Location: Wentworth, NS, Canada
Date: 2023-07-28
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia, Zone 8
Date: 2013-07-02
Entire plant
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia, Zone 8
Date: 2013-07-02
Closeup of buds, sepals and receptacles

Photo Courtesy of Garfield Gardens Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of May's Acres Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: Western Washington
Date: 2015-08-04
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2022-07-08
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2011-08-06
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Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122
Date: Late season 2010
Very nice later bloomer.
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2022-07-08

Posted with permission and photographed by Marifrances Hiltz http
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Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-08-01
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Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2011-08-24
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Photo Courtesy of Lilywood Farms. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Island Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Harbour Breezes Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Nottawasaga Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Comments:
  • Posted by Genevievegrows on Jun 12, 2023 5:19 PM concerning plant:
    My "So Lovely" has flower scapes that are 37" tall (in its second year, zone 8b, Texas)
Plant Events from our members
CiCi On May 17, 2024 Potted up
3 proliferations removed and potted. As of May 2024, all three are well and thriving, growing scapes.
CiCi On June 21, 2023 Bloomed
CiCi On June 27, 2022 Bloomed
DeweyRooter On September 29, 2019 Obtained plant
Received large plant as bonus from Oakes Daylilies. Divided in two and planted in bed.
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