Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Klehm-Elsley
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1987
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 36 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid

Common names
  • Daylily

Photo Gallery
Location: My garden, Baltimore MD
Date: 2017-07-04
Location: My garden, Baltimore MD
Date: 2017-07-08
Location: Lower Saxony, Germany
Date: 2019-07-21

Photo by Newyorkrita in her garden.

Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Courtesy of Miller's Garden Designs
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  • Posted by Jillz (Baltimore, MD - Zone 7b) on Jun 29, 2017 9:50 AM concerning plant:
    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.
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 13, 2013 7:38 PM concerning plant:
    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.
  • Posted by LivinEZ (Bucks County PA - Zone 7a) on Jul 7, 2022 11:53 AM concerning plant:
    I'm not sure of the exact genetic relationship between Hyperion, Hyperion Elite, and Hyperion Supreme. With the exception of Hyperion, the parentage is not listed by AHS.
    Saw the three together at Teich & McColgan Daylily Farm here in Bucks County PA. They certainly share one trait: fantastic fragrance.

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