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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

Short but huge bloom...reliable and works well in the front of a

'Leebea Orange Crush' was a featured
Plant of the Day for September 4, 2016.

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Location: My garden in northeast TexasDate: 2020-05-24Two plants--excellent  growers and bloomers
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Date: 2015-07-08
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2010-06-27
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-07-11
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Location: Hamilton, OhioDate: 2016-07-05
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Location: Burlington, NCDate: 2018-06-05Leebea Orange Crush
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Location: Mark's Park (home) zone 6aDate: 2021-06-30Leebea Orange Crush
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2011-07-07
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2010-06-27
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2012-06-16First Flower Open
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Date: 2012-03-28Image courtesy of Charlotte's Daylily Diary. Used with permission
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Comments:
Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 5:36 AM

Striking light creamy orange with a smashing red eyezone on this great bloomer. Very different and surprisingly fragrant too.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Fourth Daylily of the Day Poll ..... by beckygardener Aug 1, 2016 9:09 AM 60
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