Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Elan') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Whatley
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1990
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 20 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: near white self with green throat

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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: sdlg x sdlg
Child plants: 3 child plants

Michael Bouman's photo of ELAN

Daylilies, a Rainbow of ColorDaylilies, a Rainbow of Color
By Char on October 9, 2012

Daylilies come in a seemingly endless variety of colors and color combinations. Describing the actual color of a daylily can vary from person to person; we may see color differently or describe colors using different terms.

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Photo gallery:
Location: Columbia, MissouriDate: Summer 2006Michael Bouman's photo of ELAN
By mbouman
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2017-06-16
By Caruso
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Location: central NCDate: mid-June 2020
By gregnc
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Date: 2006-07-01Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
By vic
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Photo Courtesy of Hillside Daylilies. Used with Permission
By Joy
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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July 2020 blooms by Jillz Jul 7, 2020 8:11 AM 120
June 2020 seedlings by SunriseSide Jul 2, 2020 9:18 AM 293
June 2020 Blooms by Avedon Jul 4, 2020 6:51 PM 566
May 2020 Blooms by Betja Jun 3, 2020 10:35 PM 384
May 2020 Seedlings by spunky1 Jun 22, 2020 11:56 AM 217
Starting the farm... by TheChateau Apr 29, 2020 11:38 AM 8
Three is not a crowd! by frankrichards16 Jul 7, 2020 6:06 AM 107
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Spring 2020 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 20, 2020 4:19 AM 1,673
First Plants of the Season Arrived by Pat236 Jun 30, 2020 6:49 AM 227
Wow, Talk About Timing! by flowerpower35 Feb 16, 2020 9:07 AM 7
2020 Intros - Larry Grace by Betja Feb 1, 2020 1:04 PM 0
List of converted daylilies by Diggerofdirt Feb 3, 2020 10:22 PM 27
Daylily Gardening Ideas, Articles and Tips by Char Dec 29, 2019 5:39 AM 0
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Winter 2019/2020 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2020 4:11 AM 1,090
I Made A Video of My Seedlings. by kousa Jan 4, 2020 4:32 PM 115
Longlesson Farm Daylily Sale by kousa Dec 6, 2019 2:30 PM 2
What Happens on the LA... by josieskid Feb 28, 2020 9:53 AM 881
Deer Repellent? by Paul2032 Oct 7, 2019 11:25 PM 27
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Fall 2019 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2019 5:14 AM 1,315
I named a daylily after you. by kidfishing Oct 13, 2019 10:27 PM 43

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