Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Edge Ahead') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Sellers
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1993
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 2.4
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: lavender with deeper lavender edge and lavender purple eyezone above green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1997

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: Wedding Band x Prize Picotee Deluxe
Child plants: 18 child plants

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'Edge Ahead' was a featured
Plant of the Day for April 14, 2017.

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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
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Location: WisconsinDate: 2013-07-09
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Date: 2011-06-04Edge Ahead FFO
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Date: 2012-03-19Courtesy of Quarles Daylilies Used with Permission
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Date: 2006-07-04Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
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Date: 2005-07-02Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Image courtesy of Johnson Daylily Gardens Used with permission
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Photo Courtesy of Cheryl's Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Keast Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Plant Events from our members
ShakespearesGarden On March 5, 2017 Plant emerged
#1 Nice sized clump of 8-10 fans on south side of house. Planted as double fan in 2012- or 2013.
#2 smaller clump of 6-7 fans in new bed. Transplanted fall as small clump of 5-6 fans.
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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
Reverse or reciprocal crosses by Seedfork Jun 23, 2018 10:52 PM 5
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June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
At Least Two of Larry Grace's 2017 Intros Renamed by Betja Mar 26, 2020 9:20 AM 39
What Were Your Top Ten Daylilies for 2017? by Char Jan 6, 2018 8:27 PM 59
Show me your little ones! by Scatterbrain Dec 19, 2017 7:15 AM 105

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