Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Lightning Strike') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 27 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Double
Color description: cream with purple eyezone and purple edge above a yellow throat

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: ((Dewberry Candy x Admiral's Braid) x (Dewberry Candy x Admiral's Braid)) x ((Opus One x Paper Butterfly) x Fantasy Finish)
Child plants: 8 child plants

First bloom of the season

Photo gallery:
Location: Brescia, ItalyDate: 2015-06-11First bloom of the season
By cybersix
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Photo Courtesy of Woods Daylily Gardens, Au. Used with Permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
What are the odds...hybridizing question? by Seedfork Sep 16, 2018 7:14 PM 32
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2018 (Closed) by Char Sep 25, 2018 5:06 AM 1,115
May 2018 Seedling Blooms by beckygardener Jun 3, 2018 6:59 AM 265
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
Need help with some problems! by cybersix Apr 21, 2017 1:43 AM 23
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
Woohoooo super nice surprise! by cybersix Aug 14, 2016 4:11 PM 51
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2016 (Closed) by Char Sep 22, 2016 5:19 AM 855
June Blooms 2016 by JWWC Jul 1, 2016 12:06 PM 758
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2016 (Closed) by Char Jun 21, 2016 4:39 AM 1,055
My first seed is sprouting!!!! by cybersix Oct 1, 2015 2:19 PM 97
My first seed pod by cybersix Jul 25, 2015 9:50 AM 22
Hello everyone, new member with a question (daylilies seeds!) by cybersix Jun 30, 2015 11:44 AM 17
Weather in your garden ~ Summer 2015 (Closed) by Char Sep 23, 2015 5:40 AM 1,325
Weather In Your Garden - Winter 2014 [closed] by daylily Mar 19, 2014 11:39 PM 1,887
Daylily Tales - The STORIES - 2013 by daylily Oct 7, 2013 6:38 AM 12
Seedling Progress #8 by spunky1 Aug 29, 2012 8:53 AM 113

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