Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1991
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 5 inches
Bloom time: Late
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 2.5
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: mustard yellow with wine purple eyezone above green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2000
Honorable Mention: 1997
JC: 1992
DCS: 2001
PC: 2000

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: El Bandito x Blackberry Candy
Child plants: 98 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

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  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Jul 15, 2013 2:56 AM concerning plant:
    Dependable bloomer, consistently perfect blooms once established. Doesn't seem to be bothered by cool weather.
Plant Events from our members
Seedfork On August 22, 2018 Bloomed
Reblooming In my garden.
Seedfork On May 12, 2018 Bloomed
First bloom on this plant this year.
Seedfork On May 18, 2017 Bloomed
First bloom ever in my garden.
Seedfork On April 22, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
Found first scape ever on this plant.
Seedfork On September 9, 2016 Obtained plant
Received from Avedon, 5 fans
KJMarionGallant On July 15, 2018 Bloomed
Pat236 On October 3, 2018 Obtained plant
Received as a bonus from Steretts Garden. Pot planted for now.
SunriseSide On July 16, 2021 Bloomed
SunriseSide On July 23, 2020 Bloomed
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