Daylily (Hemerocallis 'King Kahuna') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Crochet
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1994
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 22 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 1.5
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Double
Color description: medium yellow self
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2001
Honorable Mention: 1998
LAA: 2008
IM: 2000
PC: 1998

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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Olin Frazier x Ellen Christine
Child plants: 32 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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May 2019 blooms by Diggerofdirt May 20, 2019 12:08 PM 156
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni May 8, 2019 6:25 AM 544
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Jul 26, 2018 12:19 PM 816
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
Daylily hybridizers: Show us your top 5 seedlings from last year by LarryR Feb 22, 2017 7:25 PM 145
Let's talk about the color "green" by TreeClimber Jan 13, 2017 1:19 PM 75
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
Fourth Daylily of the Day Poll ..... by beckygardener Aug 1, 2016 9:09 AM 60
Show off your favorite doubles! by bluegrassmom Jul 11, 2016 3:41 AM 27
Your best garden daylilies by bluegrassmom Jul 8, 2016 11:21 AM 28
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWC Oct 19, 2016 8:42 PM 676
Southern Hemisphere beauties 2015-16 by Gleni Aug 31, 2016 11:56 AM 838
Daylily Alphabet ..... Show Us Your "K's" by Hemlady Feb 6, 2016 9:34 PM 47
The Blooming South. Season 2014-15 by Gleni Feb 23, 2015 8:00 AM 951
Blooming in the Southern Hemisphere by Gleni Aug 31, 2015 9:11 AM 1,314
Late Rebloom by poplarcreek Sep 17, 2011 11:43 AM 10
Your Five Favorite Yellow Daylilies? by Betja Aug 16, 2018 11:09 AM 309

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