Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Gentle Dragon') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Peck
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1975
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 29 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: bright red self with green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1980

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: sdlg x Tet. Sail On
Child plants: 15 child plants

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