Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Heat Lightning') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Reed
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1994
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 40 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Bloom Traits: Watermark
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: deep red purple with velvety black pencil watermark above yellow to green throat

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
Parentage: Black Plush x Trahlyta

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'Heat Lightning' was a featured
Plant of the Day for August 24, 2019.

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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2014-07-05On a cool July morning this daylily looked very brown.
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Location: Cheryl Fox garden, Ct.Date: 2015-07-18
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Date: 2013-07-03
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Plant Events from our members
Seedfork On May 21, 2018 Bloomed
First bloom ever in my garden on this plant.
Seedfork On May 6, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
First scapes ever on this plant in my garden.
Seedfork On September 8, 2017 Obtained plant
Received from Stilldew as a bonus plant in box of ten: 2 fans, could be more but no foliage so hard to tell could be three or four. Watch closely over the next few weeks and see how many fans appear.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Sep 23, 2019 4:22 AM 1,216
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
14th Daylily of the Day Poll (CLOSED) by beckygardener Mar 24, 2019 4:07 PM 17
October 2018 blooms by profesora Oct 29, 2018 8:04 AM 84
September 2018 blooms by profesora Oct 2, 2018 6:44 PM 271
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2018 (Closed) by Char Sep 25, 2018 5:06 AM 1,115
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
June 2017 seedlings by gardenglory Jul 5, 2017 8:51 AM 319
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2017 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2017 1:29 PM 1,015
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2016 (Closed) by Char Sep 22, 2016 5:19 AM 855
Hello everyone, new member with a question (daylilies seeds!) by cybersix Jun 30, 2015 11:44 AM 17
July 2014 Blooms by Hemlady Aug 2, 2014 4:58 PM 589
ATP Series: The Daylilies of Jim Murphy and Margo Reed by Char Jun 16, 2018 9:44 PM 50
Name this daylily 2012 #1 by spunky1 Aug 26, 2012 12:43 PM 63
July 2012 Blooms by Betja Aug 5, 2012 11:32 AM 274

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