Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Crochet
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1981
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 3.5 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 2.0
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: raspberry red with bright red eyezone and green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1985
JC: 1981

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Siloam Red Ruby x sdlg
Child plants: 9 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

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  • Posted by tabbycat (Youngsville, LA - Zone 9b) on Jun 10, 2018 10:54 AM concerning plant:
    Pretty for a smaller red bloom, but very rust susceptible here in south Louisiana's humidity. I've struggled to keep it going this spring 2018 as the rust almost killed it and blooms were limited and substandard quality even with systemic and topical remedies.
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