Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Flory
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1955
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 4 inches
Bloom time: Midseason-Late
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Bicolor or Reverse Bicolor
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: Bright rust and orange bicolor, creamy orange midrib on petals
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1961
JC: 1956

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: Baggette x Cornell
Child plants: 33 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

'Frans Hals' was a featured
Plant of the Day for June 22, 2016.
  • Posted by mystlw (Ohio - Zone 6a) on Jul 20, 2016 5:54 PM concerning plant:
    Frans Hals is a feisty little daylily! The plants I received were so small, only a few leaves each, that I thought I would have to wait until next season to see blooms. They took a long time to start showing new growth, but when they did they put it on very quickly. When three of my four tiny fans started showing scapes, I worried that they were too small to let bloom, but the buds grew like gangbusters and I actually got gorgeous blooms this season. So happy to have this beautiful little thing, and I look forward to many years of its pretty flowers.
  • Posted by jon (Grapevine, TX - Zone 8a) on Aug 23, 2014 12:00 PM concerning plant:
    This is my favorite "old" daylily. And this daylily reblooms for me here in Texas, which I like a lot.
  • Posted by GaNinFl (Florida Panhandle (Defuniak Springs) - Zone 8b) on Jul 18, 2015 11:17 AM concerning plant:
    Love this old Daylily. This year it gave me the very first proliferation.
  • Posted by FAIRYROSE (Nocona,Tx zn.7 - Zone 7a) on Jul 15, 2019 8:20 AM concerning plant:
    My 1st year to "SEE" this classic beauty! Ever hear "if a tree falls in the forest, and no one's there, does it make any sound?"
    Same goes for our blooming daylilies. I thought my Frans Hals was nothing more than spikey grass. For years I always vacationed around this time. Leaving later this year has blessed me with viewing my late bloomer, Frans! Go figure...
    NOTE- Just because you don't see it, doesn't mean it's not blooming. Frans Hals is a great one, worth sticking around for!
  • Posted by Natalie (North Central Idaho - Zone 7a) on Jul 17, 2015 10:25 PM concerning plant:
    Frans Hals has been a great performer for me, and really adds a lot of color to the garden! I always smile when I see it blooming, which it does really well! It has also increased very fast for me, which is a plus! I will always have this one in my garden.

    Edited to add that there are a lot of prolifs on the clump this year! Way more than on any other daylily I have. It's also looking to be a bud builder this year.
Plant Events from our members
dragonfetti On March 23, 2015 Obtained plant
Gilbert H. Wild; $3.50
piksihk On May 1, 2017 Bloomed
Round bed
bloominholes2fill On May 10, 2017 Transplanted
East side of porch
beckygardener On May 11, 2018 Obtained plant
Acquired 6 fans from Debra (Shive1}.
robertduval14 On August 6, 2018 Bloomed
KJMarionGallant On July 20, 2018 Bloomed
srinehart On August 16, 2018 Obtained plant
Purchase from Gilbert H Wild & Sons $2.00
Seedfork On May 7, 2020 Obtained plant
5 fans from Ginny
kertle62 On July 19, 2021 Bloomed
DeweyRooter On June 14, 2022 Bloomed
DeweyRooter On June 1, 2022 Miscellaneous Event
Observed first scape on this plant.
DeweyRooter On February 18, 2022 Transplanted
planted in shed bed
DeweyRooter On September 9, 2021 Obtained plant
Received five healthy fans from alilyfan (Nancy G.). Potted up.
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Photo of Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Frans Hals') by hemlady by virginiarose Oct 6, 2011 7:46 AM 1

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