Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Hyperion Elite') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Klehm-Elsley
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1987
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 36 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Nocturnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: light yellow self

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Location: My garden, Baltimore MDDate: 2017-07-04
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Location: My garden, Baltimore MDDate: 2017-07-08
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Photo by Newyorkrita in her garden.
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Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Courtesy of Miller's Garden Designs
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Comments:
Posted by Jillz (Baltimore, MD - Zone 7b) on Jun 29, 2017 9:50 AM

My Hyperion Elite always blooms much larger than registered with 8-inch+ blooms and has a grand presence in the garden. Pairing that with faithful rebloom makes this a treasured plant.

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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 13, 2013 7:38 PM

Hyperion Elite may be a simple flower and an older introduction that has been around for many years, but it is a stunner in the garden, probably because of its simplicity, but also because of the large flowers.

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