Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Fire King') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Benz
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1991
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Nocturnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: brilliant orange self with orange throat

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: Chicago Apache x Ardent Affair
Child plants: 10 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by caitlinsgarden (McGregor IA - Zone 4b) on Sep 12, 2013 6:55 PM

This plant amazed me with its neon color and large blooms! The sun was shining on the first ever bloom and I thought there was some kind of a red light in the garden. It is still blooming and only the lates are blooming now. Highly recommended.

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Plant Events from our members
CottageGardener On July 17, 2017 Obtained plant
tabbycat On May 23, 2020 Bloomed
1st of 2020 - Brightest orange
tabbycat On July 20, 2019 Bloomed
Reblooming
tabbycat On May 25, 2019 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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July 2020 blooms by Jillz Jul 15, 2020 5:37 AM 298
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2020 by Char Jul 15, 2020 5:23 AM 516
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2020 by Char Jul 15, 2020 5:09 AM 397
June 2020 seedlings by SunriseSide Jul 2, 2020 9:18 AM 293
June 2020 Blooms by Avedon Jul 11, 2020 7:46 PM 569
May 2020 Blooms by Betja Jun 3, 2020 10:35 PM 384
Three is not a crowd! by frankrichards16 Jul 11, 2020 6:38 AM 118
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2020 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 20, 2020 4:38 AM 1,765
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Spring 2020 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 20, 2020 4:19 AM 1,673
Show me your TALL Daylilies by frankrichards16 Mar 25, 2020 5:22 PM 58
Heavenly Gardens 2020 Introductions by Betja Mar 4, 2020 11:14 AM 33
Is it Dor, Sev or Evg? Hansen Videos by admmad Apr 5, 2020 5:40 PM 61
15th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Jan 12, 2020 10:26 PM 21
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Winter 2019/2020 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2020 4:11 AM 1,090
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2019/2020 (Closed) by Char Mar 20, 2020 4:23 AM 1,082
There may never be enough BUT, Serious Hybridizers, how much space is needed? by goedric Nov 27, 2019 6:52 PM 32
fungus gnats are going down! by josieskid Apr 3, 2020 7:03 AM 115
Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2019 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2019 4:59 AM 1,032
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Fall 2019 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2019 5:14 AM 1,315
Go south of the equator young daylily. by Gleni Feb 13, 2020 7:38 AM 544

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