Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Imperial Empress') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Munson-R.W.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1991
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: bright claret rose self with yellow green throat

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: (China Lake x sdlg) x (Tet. Betty Barnes x Royal Heiress)
Child plants: 3 child plants

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