Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Explosion') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Carwile
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1983
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 27 inches
Bloom size: 4 inches
Bloom time: Late
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Double
Color description: cranberry red self with gold 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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: sdlg x Devils Fire

Discussion Threads about this plant
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July seedlings by profesora Jul 6, 2020 10:51 PM 76
July 2020 blooms by Jillz Jul 7, 2020 7:10 AM 117
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2020 by Char Jul 7, 2020 7:28 AM 329
Planting spacing for Daylilies by Frillylily Jun 15, 2020 11:01 AM 7
June 2020 seedlings by SunriseSide Jul 2, 2020 9:18 AM 293
June 2020 Blooms by Avedon Jul 4, 2020 6:51 PM 566
Clumps, Mini-Clumps, Multiples Anybody? by Avedon Jul 7, 2020 6:52 AM 136
Three is not a crowd! by frankrichards16 Jul 7, 2020 6:06 AM 107
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2020 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 20, 2020 4:38 AM 1,765
First Plants of the Season Arrived by Pat236 Jun 30, 2020 6:49 AM 227
Parentage Chat - Seedling, Unknown or Registered by JamesT Feb 14, 2020 11:48 AM 146
Rich Howard and CTDaylily 2020 Intros by goedric Dec 17, 2019 9:04 PM 3
Heavenly New Frontier Kids by kousa Dec 3, 2019 9:38 PM 34
What Happens on the LA... by josieskid Feb 28, 2020 9:53 AM 881
How to Care for Proliferations? by lovegrillin Oct 1, 2019 3:10 PM 16
I named a daylily after you. by kidfishing Oct 13, 2019 10:27 PM 43
2020 Bloom Season What is on your List? by DaylilyDazzled Jul 5, 2020 8:53 PM 1,003
Auction Bids Going Over $1,000 !!! by Betja Mar 26, 2020 6:37 PM 252
August Seedlings by kousa Sep 1, 2019 12:47 PM 207
August 2019 Daylily Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Sep 4, 2019 7:37 AM 489

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