Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Frankly Scarlet') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Calhoun
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 1.1
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: red with a cream edge and yellow eyezone above a 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 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: one child plant

Image

'Frankly Scarlet' was a featured
Plant of the Day for September 14, 2016.

Photo gallery:
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2010-07-09
By chelle
Give a thumbs up
Location: Taken in my gardenDate: 2011-06-05
By Ditchlily
Give a thumbs up
Location: northern california zone 9bDate: 2013-05-03Frankly Scarlet foliage
By chalyse
Give a thumbs up
Location: northern california zone 9bDate: 2013-06-17Frankly Scarlet
By chalyse
Give a thumbs up
Location: northern california zone 9bDate: 2013-06-02Frankly Scarlet
By chalyse
Give a thumbs up
Location: Burlington, NCDate: 2018-06-08Frankly Scarlet
By CiCi
Give a thumbs up
Location: southern KYDate: 6/18/2019
By alilyfan
Give a thumbs up
Location: southern KYDate: 6/25/2019
By alilyfan
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2011-07-04
By Shelly
Give a thumbs up
Courtesy American Daylily and Perennials
By vic
Give a thumbs up

Comments:
Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Jul 20, 2012 12:23 PM

This daylily is a mid season bloomer and keeps its amazing red color until the bloom dies.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Posted by Natalie (North Central Idaho - Zone 7a) on Jul 17, 2015 11:14 PM

This is the only daylily that ever rebloomed for me in my zone 5a garden. It only did so the first year that I had it, but I was happy that it did!. The red holds up really well, and is just as pretty at the end of the day as it is in the morning. It made a large clump really quickly!

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Plant Events from our members
ARoseblush On July 11, 2014 Bloomed
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Fall 2019 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2019 5:14 AM 1,315
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
Fourth Daylily of the Day Poll ..... by beckygardener Aug 1, 2016 9:09 AM 60
Question About A Daylily Cross by Avedon Jun 14, 2016 5:01 PM 2
'Frankly Scarlet' by Seedfork Jun 15, 2016 1:31 PM 18
June Blooms 2016 by JWWC Jul 1, 2016 12:06 PM 758
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2016 (Closed) by Char Jun 21, 2016 4:39 AM 1,055
They Messed With Ruby??? by DogsNDaylilies Aug 13, 2019 8:28 PM 15
july 2015 blooms by dormantsrule Aug 2, 2015 5:53 AM 729
I think I got a nice buy @ Lowes yesterday by coldlime Aug 23, 2014 12:18 PM 24
Foliage That Shines in Warmer Climes by chalyse Jul 24, 2014 6:34 PM 30
Daylilies that bloom for over a month, two months, and three months? by Seedfork Jul 31, 2014 8:13 PM 42
July 2014 Blooms by Hemlady Aug 2, 2014 4:58 PM 589
June 2014 Blooms by Seedfork Jul 2, 2014 6:59 PM 675
Stunning Older Daylilies that Increase Slowly? by chalyse May 5, 2014 10:46 AM 16
May 2014 Blooms by Betja Jul 12, 2015 3:40 PM 353
Better to cut or cover? by Seedfork Apr 29, 2016 2:01 PM 77
Whadd'ya recommend? by JulieB Jan 6, 2014 7:46 PM 62
Oddities by cats1 Aug 12, 2014 1:30 PM 76
July Blooms 2013 by Hemlady Aug 2, 2013 1:11 PM 678

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Daylilies Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Daylilies (Hemerocallis)

« Visit the Daylilies forum

» Read our note about daylily rust scores

« The Daylilies Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by dirtdorphins and is called "Rabbit's Foot sunset"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.