Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Bechtold
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1950
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 29 inches
Bloom size: 7 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 1.3
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Spider
Color description: GYL1: Green yellow light self
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1955
HOS: 1989

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
Child plants: 126 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

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  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 5:31 AM concerning plant:
    A bright yellow classic spider (6-8:1) with very faint salmon pink eyezone after cool evenings. When many flowers open at once, the clump looks like it's covered with yellow ribbons. An exasperatingly difficult parent, but I've heard of some luck with placing pollen in the barely opened flowers around 6 o'clock the evening before. Good health, hardy, good to great increase (4 to 7 fans from one each year) thin, deep green foliage. A top-branched elegant spider, blooms well for a little over two weeks commencing at mid season. Garden Value Poll Winner
  • Posted by tabbycat (Youngsville, LA - Zone 9b) on Jun 11, 2018 4:30 PM concerning plant:
    It's one of the 2 spider varieties I have. It makes large wispy 7+" flowers on 30" stems. The leaves are narrow and more flimsy than my other daylilies. It blooms about a month from April into May here in zone 9. It hasn't multiplied very fast over the 15 years I've had it, maybe because I've moved twice, so uprooting may have slowed it down.
Plant Events from our members
Seedfork On April 19, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on this plant this year.
Seedfork On April 24, 2017 Bloomed
First bloom ever on this plant in my garden.
Seedfork On April 9, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
First scapes ever on this plant in my garden
Seedfork On April 7, 2016 Obtained plant
Received from Kabby
tabbycat On April 24, 2022 Bloomed
1st of 2022
tabbycat On May 5, 2021 Bloomed
2 large 6" flowers
tabbycat On April 11, 2020 Bloomed
1st of 2020
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Kindly Light by genie3482 Sep 27, 2017 2:28 PM 5

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