Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Scarlet Orbit') in the Daylilies Database

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AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Gates-L.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1984
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 22 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: red self with chartreuse throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1991
Honorable Mention: 1987

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
Parentage: sdlg x Charles Johnston
Child plants: 71 child plants

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Posted by tabbycat (Youngsville, LA - Zone 9b) on Jun 10, 2018 4:34 PM

This red beauty is one of the 1st daylilies I ever bought at a local daylily nursery in south Louisiana. That was 20 years ago, so I've given or traded many through the years as it is a prolific multiplier for me and comes true from seeds. The stocky scapes and hefty red flower with a yellow throat make it a favorite of mine. Here they bloom mid April through May, then rest to rebloom again in July. The only negative is that they fade some in full sun, so I've moved them to places that get part sun, where they are pretty all day. They are a variety that makes a nice cut flower to bring scapes indoors in a vase to bloom for a few days.

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Plant Events from our members
flaflwrgrl On May 3, 2015 Bloomed
FFO
flaflwrgrl On April 6, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Scapes!
flaflwrgrl On July 4, 2014 Potted up
Fed with alfalfa meal.
flaflwrgrl On June 26, 2014 Obtained plant
From Debra, 2 fans.
tabbycat On April 24, 2019 Bloomed
1st flower of 2019 & on the clump in the West Day Lily bed. I also have a clump in the Rebloomer bed. Bloomed a month.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Jul 26, 2018 12:19 PM 816
May 2017 Blooms by Seedfork Jun 6, 2017 9:05 PM 458
Northern Daylily Fans: Which evergreens do well for you? by LarryR Mar 21, 2018 4:07 PM 63
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
Which daylilies are your best clump performers? by Cynthia59P Sep 16, 2016 6:42 PM 161
Re-bloom Cultivars by beckygardener Oct 27, 2016 5:59 PM 595
May blooms 2016 by scflowers Jun 1, 2016 4:32 PM 380
June 2014 Blooms by Seedfork Jul 2, 2014 6:59 PM 675
May 2014 Blooms by Betja Jul 12, 2015 3:40 PM 353
July Blooms 2013 by Hemlady Aug 2, 2013 1:11 PM 678
What a day! by fiwit Jun 18, 2012 7:04 PM 17
Breakthoughs in daylily culture by hementia Aug 27, 2016 6:23 AM 36
June 2010 Blooms #1 by daylily Jun 14, 2010 11:13 AM 222

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