Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Whatley
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1992
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 23 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: near white self with green throat

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Child plants: 5 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

Photo Gallery
Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.

Date: 2006-06-23
Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Island Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Hillside Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Eclectic Gardens. Used with Permission
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  • Posted by mbouman (St. Peters, Missouri - Zone 6a) on Feb 14, 2012 12:52 PM concerning plant:
    FROST AVENUE represents a weave of human connections between an East Texas fellow in St. Louis (Oscie Whatley), and the best of Durio, Spalding, Monette, and Jim McKinney (a friend), along with his friend Van Sellers in North Carolina. Going back through Oscie's garden notebooks, I reconstructed the parentage as far back as I could:

    The parents were 3011 X (T) 2622, which was a conversion of a Whatley seedling. Those parents break out to:

    ("Pink" x (? x My Belle)) X (((Spalding violet seedling "S.V." x Iron Gate Ice Berg) x Little Infant) x McKinney seedling WH1)

    Oscie obtained the cast-off Spalding violet seedling in the Spalding garden. He exchanged plants with Jim McKinney in the 1970s. McKinney passed away in 1979. Oscie seems to have received some of McKinney's last seeds and germinated them in St. Louis. WH1 was used extensively, as was the Spalding violet seedling. I think Oscie had a strong fellow-feeling for McKinney, as he made a drawing from a photograph of McKinney hybridizing a daylily, and put that drawing on the cover of his price list in 1998, a touching memento of a friendship twenty years after it ended.

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