Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: King-W.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1965
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 4.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: red self with green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1970
JC: 1966

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Royal Command x Indian Love Call
Child plants: 7 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

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