Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Elfin Illusion') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Salter-E.H.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1995
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 22 inches
Bloom size: 3.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason-Late
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: purple with washed lavender eyezone and green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2007

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: 4 child plants

Photo courtesy of Daylilies of Kenefick

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Issue with a cross by beckygardener Jun 18, 2018 7:24 AM 10
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
Does anyone know? by Scatterbrain Apr 21, 2018 8:15 AM 0
Show me your little ones! by Scatterbrain Dec 19, 2017 7:15 AM 105
What Is/Are Your Favorite Bitone/Bicolor Daylilies? by bloominholes2fill Aug 27, 2017 5:26 PM 55
How do you grow daylily seeds/crosses by Scatterbrain Jul 30, 2017 6:07 AM 27
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
Re-bloom Cultivars by beckygardener Oct 27, 2016 5:59 PM 595
Daylilies that Died 2016 by DogsNDaylilies Jul 1, 2016 7:50 PM 94
A Virtual Visit to the Bay Area Daylily Society Show and Sale by mellielong May 6, 2015 5:43 AM 12

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