Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Smoky Mountain Autumn') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Guidry
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1986
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 18 inches
Bloom size: 5.25 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Bud Builder
Diurnal
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
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
Child plants: 39 child plants

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Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122Date: Mid to late season 2010An unusual color like no other and a great bloomer.
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2010-07-26
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2010-07-26
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-12
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2009-07-24
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-12Side view.
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Location: My garden in northeast TexasDate: 2012-05-06
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-07-02
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Location: Lowndesboro ALDate: 2006-04-05
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Posted by Claudia (Coatesville IN - Zone 5b) on Aug 22, 2014 7:29 AM

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!

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Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 7:26 AM

Coppery rose blend with an olive green throat. Good grower, unique.
Slow to moderate increase.

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Posted by Avedon (NE Tex - Zone 8a) on Sep 2, 2012 6:53 PM

NOID in our garden for several years, just found out the true name this year. Lovely daylily, beautiful blending colors.

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Posted by blue23rose (Elberfeld, Indiana, USA - Zone 6b) on Mar 17, 2013 11:29 AM

What an interesting color to capture. Very warm coloring registered as "rose blend with rose lavender halo." Simply awesome color.

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Posted by BradKY (Wilmore, KY - Zone 6b) on Oct 4, 2017 7:53 AM

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.

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Plant Events from our members
chelle On April 17, 2015 Transplanted
Moved from nursery bed to W window hugel bed, SW section
Seedfork On September 8, 2017 Obtained plant
Second time trying this plant:
Received from Avedon 4 for shipping: 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
Seedfork On March 3, 2017 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Plant totally disappeared.
Seedfork On May 2, 2016 Bloomed
First blooms ever, they look awful so far, just only halfway opened at best.
Seedfork On April 12, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Observed first scape
Seedfork On July 7, 2015 Obtained plant
Purchased from Peace On Earth Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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October Blooms by kousa Nov 4, 2017 8:42 AM 78
August 2017 Blooms by kousa Sep 1, 2017 5:19 PM 325
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
Rebloom, delayed bloom and quirks by needrain Oct 6, 2017 9:44 PM 79
2017 Daylily Orders Recieved by spunky1 Nov 1, 2017 6:17 PM 339
Ev, SEv and dormants by cybersix Jan 30, 2017 7:35 AM 21
Other plants that just won't grow in your garden? by Seedfork Dec 19, 2016 7:55 PM 4
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
What have been your best (or worst) pod/pollen parents this year? by amberjewel Aug 3, 2016 1:54 PM 22
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
Re-bloom Cultivars by beckygardener Oct 27, 2016 5:59 PM 595
What crosses are you doing by ediblelandscapingsc Jul 12, 2016 8:20 PM 65
June Blooms 2016 by JWWC Jul 1, 2016 12:06 PM 758
May blooms 2016 by scflowers Jun 1, 2016 4:32 PM 380
So unexpected...first scape of the year! by Seedfork May 11, 2016 7:09 AM 213
Second Daylily of the Day cultivar poll by beckygardener Nov 1, 2015 5:43 AM 42
Difficult pod setters by Ahead Dec 3, 2015 2:20 PM 86
Prolifs by bluegrassmom Aug 22, 2015 10:53 AM 82
july 2015 blooms by dormantsrule Aug 2, 2015 5:53 AM 729
Daylily Wish List comments wanted by Seedfork Jun 29, 2015 5:20 AM 20

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