Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Sherry Lane Carr') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Carr
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1993
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 23 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 2.4
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: cream butter yellow self with gold edge and green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2002
Honorable Mention: 1999

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: 138 child plants

Sherry Lane Carr with Filled With Joy in the background

Sculpted Forms: a New Look for a Favorite PerennialSculpted Forms: a New Look for a Favorite Perennial
April 23, 2012

The American Hemerocallis Society, the International Cultivar Registration Authority for the genus Hemerocallis, recognizes for registration groups of daylilies with different and distinctive flower shape as Forms. Daylily form refers to the shape or structure of the flower. Currently, there are six distinctive forms of daylilies, single, double, polymerous, spider, unusual form and the newest, sculpted form.

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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2017-04-24Sherry Lane Carr with Filled With Joy in the background
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2007-06-10
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Comments:
Posted by mbouman (St. Peters, Missouri - Zone 6a) on Feb 20, 2012 5:47 PM

I'll never forget Bob Carr's extreme disappointment when he saw the flower he had named for his wife on the cover of the Daylily Journal with the name spelled SHERRY LANE CARTER. I think he told me that AHS refused to refund what he'd paid to have the cover picture.

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Plant Events from our members
Seedfork On April 4, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on this plant this year.
Seedfork On April 17, 2017 Bloomed
First blooms on this plant for the season.
Seedfork On March 21, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on the plant for the season
Seedfork On April 20, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Observed small scape on this plant
Seedfork On March 28, 2016 Obtained plant
Obtained plant from Ballard Daylily Garden
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