Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Hesperus') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Sass-H.P.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1940
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 45 inches
Bloom time: Midseason-Late
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: OYM1: Orange yellow medium self
AHS Awards: Stout Silver Medal: 1950

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
Child plants: 23 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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anyone know anything about (Sass-H.E., 1951) by Fishbayte Jan 28, 2014 6:51 PM 3
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