Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Empire Strikes Back') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Salter
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 5.0
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Sculpted Form - Relief
Single
Color description: yellow self with a green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: 3 child plants

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Sculpted Forms: a New Look for a Favorite PerennialSculpted Forms: a New Look for a Favorite Perennial
By Char on April 23, 2012

The American Hemerocallis Society, the International Cultivar Registration Authority for the genus Hemerocallis, recognizes for registration groups of daylilies with different and distinctive flower shape as Forms. Daylily form refers to the shape or structure of the flower. Currently, there are six distinctive forms of daylilies, single, double, polymerous, spider, unusual form and the newest, sculpted form.

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Date: 2009-08-23Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2016 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2016 6:35 AM 881
Daylily Garden Themes by mom2cjemma Feb 4, 2020 6:17 PM 69
Sculpted Chat by daylily May 26, 2015 7:36 AM 144

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