Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Ed Mercer') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Mercer-R.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1989
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 2.0
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: black red self with yellow throat

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: sdlg x Ed Murray
Child plants: 6 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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May 2020 Blooms by Betja Jun 3, 2020 10:35 PM 384
What Happens on the LA... by josieskid Feb 28, 2020 9:53 AM 881
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Spring 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2019 4:14 AM 1,431
Favorite daylily pics to help us thru winter by bluegrassmom Mar 5, 2020 8:32 PM 915
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2017 - 2018 (Closed) by Char Mar 20, 2018 4:02 AM 1,270
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
daylily sources for No. Carolina by Calsurf73 Mar 11, 2016 7:30 PM 6
Identifications required! by justinlapierre Sep 10, 2015 8:05 PM 12
july 2015 blooms by dormantsrule Aug 2, 2015 5:53 AM 729
Introducing myself by Dennis616 May 16, 2015 6:46 AM 141
Daylily Alphabet ..... Show Us Your "L's" by jon Apr 10, 2020 10:17 PM 105
July Seedlings by Hemlady Aug 2, 2014 3:21 PM 326
Do You Have Pictures of These Daylilies to Share? by chalyse May 26, 2014 6:16 AM 46
AHS 2014 Daylily Calender photos from our own by tink3472 Dec 27, 2013 5:36 PM 23
Reblooming Day Lilies by LizKersey Aug 28, 2013 2:37 PM 21
Oddities by cats1 Aug 12, 2014 1:30 PM 76
Need ID by Sewcrafty Jul 12, 2013 11:09 AM 4
July Seedlings 2013 by Hemlady Mar 2, 2014 6:12 AM 251

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