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Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Lake
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1959
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 34 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: light yellow self with green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1967
Honorable Mention: 1962
JC: 1958

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: Diploid
Parentage: Shooting Star x High Noon
Child plants: 5 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
August 2021 Daylily Blooms by Nightlily Sep 3, 2021 5:05 PM 325
July 2021 Daylily Blooms by Nightlily Sep 4, 2021 10:35 AM 850
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2021 (CLOSED) by Char Sep 22, 2021 4:00 AM 1,210
SCARLET PIMPERNEL question by Charlemagne Apr 14, 2021 6:25 PM 21
How would you change daylilies? What direction would you take them? by plasko20 Jun 27, 2021 4:01 PM 82
Prettiest Faces in Your Garden by shive1 Sep 15, 2021 8:38 PM 131
Your Top 10 Daylily Performers for 2020 by Zoia Mar 29, 2021 10:06 AM 94
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2020/2021 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2021 5:10 AM 1,277
August 2020 Blooms by Charlemagne Sep 13, 2020 8:56 AM 392
Examples of Why it is Sometimes Difficult to ID a NOID by blue23rose Jul 3, 2020 12:15 PM 3
July 2020 blooms by Jillz Sep 13, 2020 1:49 PM 603
June 2020 seedlings by SunriseSide Jul 2, 2020 9:18 AM 293
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2020 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 20, 2020 4:38 AM 1,765
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2019/2020 (Closed) by Char Mar 20, 2020 4:23 AM 1,082
Deja Vu by beenthere Dec 9, 2019 8:14 PM 23
Show us your PODS by petruske Oct 25, 2019 10:54 AM 45
August Seedlings by kousa Sep 1, 2019 12:47 PM 207
August 2019 Daylily Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Sep 4, 2019 7:37 AM 489
Slow to love Doubles but coming around! by bluegrassmom Jul 11, 2019 3:41 PM 16
July 2019 Seedlings by flowerpower35 Aug 3, 2019 2:03 PM 477

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