Daylily (Hemerocallis 'El Desperado') in the Daylilies Database

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AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1991
Ploidy: Tetraploid
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
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
Parentage: El Bandito x Blackberry Candy
Child plants: 94 child plants

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Location: Our DeLand, FL gardenDate: 2010-05-24
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2016-07-24 8:50 am. I thought I'd lost him, but here he is - a baby brother
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Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Jul 15, 2013 2:56 AM

Dependable bloomer, consistently perfect blooms once established. Doesn't seem to be bothered by cool weather.

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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
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Winter 2018/2019 by Char Feb 19, 2019 7:42 PM 761
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July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
Daylily Clump Shots 2018 by Hazelcrestmikeb Oct 4, 2018 1:36 PM 198
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
May 2018 Seedling Blooms by beckygardener Jun 3, 2018 6:59 AM 265
Disaster has struck my seedling bed by Seedfork May 3, 2018 10:15 AM 33
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
Over the Moon excited for my first seedling bloom by mom2cjemma Jul 14, 2017 8:18 PM 6
Newbie Q: Heat (GA-Zone 7b) and Dormant type Daylilies by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 17, 2017 9:02 AM 20
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
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June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
May 2017 Blooms by Seedfork Jun 6, 2017 9:05 PM 458
Daylily Clump photos by Seedfork Sep 21, 2017 8:09 PM 354
How Many New Daylilies You Have Coming This Spring? by kousa May 6, 2017 6:52 AM 89

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