Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Fortune's Dearest') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Morss
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1994
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 25 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 2.3
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Edged
Toothed or Fringed Edge
Halo
Watermark
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: grape purple with white edge and lighter grape purple watermark above chartreuse halo
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2002
Honorable Mention: 1999
JC: 1994

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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: (Mort's Magic x Sib to Mort's Magic F2) x (Cool Jazz x Dream Express)
Child plants: 108 child plants

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Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies
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Location: Lowndesboro AL
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Date: 2011-10-07Close up of the teeth.
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Location: NE WashingtonDate: July 2011Fortune's Dearest, First bloom on new plant
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Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Date: 2004-08-31Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
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Date: 2010-03-27Courtesy of The Gardens of Sunshine Hollow Used with Permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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The Dark Side.. by lyle627 Mar 10, 2016 12:02 PM 60
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ATP Series: The Daylilies of Mort Morss by Char Mar 1, 2014 4:16 PM 41
Lyle Dye 2013s by tink3472 Feb 8, 2013 7:36 AM 28
DOUBLE or TRIPLE EDGED DLS...pics please by bluegrassmom Oct 28, 2012 3:15 PM 48
Toothy, Fringed & Tentacled Daylilies by Betja Jul 4, 2018 8:14 AM 54
lyle627 seedling & intro talk #5 by lyle627 Oct 7, 2012 11:50 PM 345
Mistyfog's 2012 Blooms by mistyfog Sep 29, 2012 4:39 PM 570
Eeek! What's wrong with this daylily? by woofie Jun 21, 2012 3:51 PM 13
MAY 2012 Blooms by lovemyhouse Jun 10, 2012 11:08 AM 418
First daylily scape/bloom in your garden by lilylady Jun 3, 2012 2:03 PM 154
APRIL 2012 Blooms by tink3472 May 2, 2012 5:22 PM 358
lyle627 seedling & intro talk #2 by lyle627 Apr 23, 2012 10:45 PM 141
Ya want to look at seedlings? by mistyfog Jan 12, 2012 6:22 AM 49
lyle627 seedling & intro talk by lyle627 Mar 3, 2012 9:43 AM 427

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