Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Branch
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1991
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Fertility: Pollen Fertile
Fertility notes: Moderately difficult as a pod parent but an excellent pollen parent.
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: gold brushed bronze blend with huge lemon yellow throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2002
Honorable Mention: 1997

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Gentleman Lou x Matt
Child plants: 48 child plants

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Date: 2014-07-15
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Date: 2018-07-19
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Date: 2018-07-14
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Location: southern KY
Date: 2018-07-02

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Location: Dreamy Daylilies - Chatham-Kent, Ontario   5b
Date: 2013-08-04
Location: Lincoln NE (5b)
Date: 2018-07-03

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Location: southern KY
Date: 2019-06-20
Location: Aurora, On
Date: 2010-07-17

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Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2004-07-07

Date: 2010-03-27
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Date: 2005-07-26
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Date: 2007-06-30
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Date: 2011-06-12
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Comments:
  • Posted by admmad (Grey Highlands, Ontario - Zone 5a) on Nov 19, 2023 3:04 AM concerning plant:
    Practically pod infertile for me. I pollinate as many of its flowers (on a large clump) as I can year after year and most years do not see a single pod even start to develop.

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