Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Elegantissima') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Morss
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1990
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: flesh with lilac blush edged gold with lilac eyezone above yellow green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995
JC: 1991

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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: (Opus One x (Zinfandel x Ida Wimberly Munson)) x Diva Assoluta
Child plants: 5 child plants

Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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How Many Here Buy Daylily Seeds on the LA and Grow Them? by kousa Feb 21, 2019 8:27 AM 160
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525

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