Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Guidry
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1986
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 18 inches
Bloom size: 5.25 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Bud Builder
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 1.3
Bloom Traits: Halo
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: rose blend with rose lavender halo and olive green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1992
Honorable Mention: 1989
LAA: 1997
LEP: 1990

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Child plants: 39 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

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  • Posted by Claudia (Greencastle IN - Zone 5b) on Aug 22, 2014 7:29 AM concerning plant:
    I love the unique coloring of this daylily. The color does vary a bit, depending on temperatures, for me. I have found it to increase well for me, but I have never had rebloom or had it perform as a bud builder in my garden. I am located in western central Indiana, zone 5b. I do get about of month of bloom from Smoky Mountain Autumn, which makes it a keeper for me!
  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 7:26 AM concerning plant:
    Coppery rose blend with an olive green throat. Good grower, unique.
    Slow to moderate increase.
  • Posted by BradKY (Wilmore, KY - Zone 6b) on Oct 4, 2017 7:53 AM concerning plant:
    One of my favorite daylilies; such a great blend of colors. Usually a coral-rose blend. It can vary, but the picture I posted is the most common color combination that I get, and my favorite.
  • Posted by blue23rose (southern Indiana - Zone 6b) on Mar 17, 2013 11:29 AM concerning plant:
    What an interesting color to capture. Very warm coloring registered as "rose blend with rose lavender halo." Simply awesome color.
  • Posted by Avedon (NE Tex - Zone 8a) on Sep 2, 2012 6:53 PM concerning plant:
    NOID in our garden for several years, just found out the true name this year. Lovely daylily, beautiful blending colors.
Plant Events from our members
chelle On April 17, 2015 Transplanted
Moved from nursery bed to W window hugel bed, SW section
Seedfork On August 22, 2018 Bloomed
Reblooming in my garden.
Seedfork On April 23, 2018 Bloomed
Clump #3: First bloom on this clump this season.
Seedfork On April 6, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on any of these clumps for this year.
Seedfork On September 8, 2017 Obtained plant
Second time trying this plant:
Received from Avedon 4 for freight: Received a large clump:
Broke it up into 4 smaller clumps:
1. Main clump 4 large fans
2. Second clump 3 or 4 fans
3. Third clump seven fans
4. Fourth clump six fans
dgoddard On August 19, 2020 Obtained plant
Free from Oakes.
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