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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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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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14th Daylily of the Day Poll by beckygardener Mar 19, 2019 7:25 PM 13
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Winter 2018/2019 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2019 4:26 AM 1,242
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2018/2019 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2019 4:35 AM 1,271
Dormants have started growing! by DancingGenes Jan 10, 2019 4:16 PM 43
Favorite daylily pics to help us thru winter by bluegrassmom Mar 12, 2019 6:34 AM 329
Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2018 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2018 6:03 AM 850
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni Mar 8, 2019 6:24 PM 537
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Mar 17, 2019 7:00 PM 657
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
July 2018 Seedlings by kousa Aug 4, 2018 4:01 PM 350
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2018 (Closed) by Char Sep 25, 2018 5:06 AM 1,115
Anyone seeing "poor bud count" and "branching" this year? by petruske Aug 18, 2018 12:28 PM 35
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
Daylily Clump Shots 2018 by Hazelcrestmikeb Oct 4, 2018 1:36 PM 198
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
April 2018 Blooms by Seedfork May 12, 2018 6:17 AM 153
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2018 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2018 4:04 AM 1,088
The 10th Daylily of the Day poll (Closed) by beckygardener Feb 13, 2018 12:04 AM 14
What Were Your Top Ten Daylilies for 2017? by Char Jan 6, 2018 8:27 PM 59

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