Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Empire') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Wild
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1964
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: chrome yellow self
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1969

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
Child plants: 3 child plants

Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies

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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April 2020 blooms: by Seedfork May 8, 2020 9:00 PM 160
Complete Selfs by MrKGDickie Mar 7, 2020 4:27 PM 58
Is it Dor, Sev or Evg? Hansen Videos by admmad Apr 5, 2020 5:40 PM 61
What Happens on the LA... by josieskid Feb 28, 2020 9:53 AM 881
Go south of the equator young daylily. by Gleni Feb 13, 2020 7:38 AM 544
2020 Bloom Season What is on your List? by DaylilyDazzled Jun 5, 2020 8:18 AM 1,002
August 2019 Daylily Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Sep 4, 2019 7:37 AM 489
June 2019 Seedlings by beckygardener Jul 2, 2019 4:45 AM 440
April 2019 Blooms by dixiebelle426 May 16, 2019 8:46 PM 156
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni May 8, 2019 6:25 AM 544
September 2018 blooms by profesora Oct 2, 2018 6:44 PM 271
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
12th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Jul 10, 2018 7:16 PM 14
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
Moldovan and/or Woodhall daylily cultivars by mfanders Apr 7, 2018 8:59 AM 6
brighten your day with Yellows! by deangreen Dec 25, 2017 11:49 AM 23
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Jul 26, 2018 12:19 PM 816
August 2017 Blooms by kousa Sep 1, 2017 5:19 PM 325
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
Let's talk about the color "green" by TreeClimber Jan 13, 2017 1:19 PM 75

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