Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Gates-L.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1977
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 18 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 4.7
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: cream orange with red eyezone and yellow green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1981

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Child plants: 9 child plants

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Date: 2014
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Date: 2018-06-05
Leebea Orange Crush

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Location: Hamilton, Ohio
Date: 2016-07-05

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Date: 2014-07-13
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Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2010-06-27
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Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2011-07-07
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Date: 2012-03-28
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Location: My Yard, Zone 6a
A fused bloom
Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2012-06-16
First Flower Open
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Date: 2012-07-06

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Comments:
  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 5:36 AM concerning plant:
    Striking light creamy orange with a smashing red eyezone on this great bloomer. Very different and surprisingly fragrant too.
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