Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Big Smile') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Apps
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 2-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: yellow orange blend above yellow green 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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Slug Buster x Siloam Harold Flickinger
Child plants: 16 child plants

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'Big Smile' was a featured
Plant of the Day for January 19, 2016.

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Location: Ed Burton, NE WisconsinDate: 2009-07-17Big Smile
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: 2020-07-01
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Location: IowaDate: 2017-09-13
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: 2019-05-31
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: June 10,2019Perfection at its finest!!
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Location: Mackinaw, ILDate: Jul 5, 2011 6:36 PM
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Location: Mackinaw, ILDate: Nov 23, 2010 12:19 AM
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Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122Date: Early to mid season 2011.An excellent grower!!!
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Location: Rhode IslandDate: 2013-07-08
By Shannon
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Location: My garden in Aurora, Ontario zone 5bDate: 2014-07-16
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Location: southern KYDate: 2005-01-01
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: June 27,2020
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Cheryl's Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of O'Bannon Springs Daylilies. Used with Permissio
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Location: Wentworth, NS, CanadaDate: 2016-07-22
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Posted by BookerC1 (Mackinaw, IL - Zone 5a) on May 13, 2012 10:32 PM

I planted this daylily in memory of a dear friend of mine who died suddenly in a car accident. I looked for flowers with her name, but when I stumbled across this bloom, I knew it was perfect for my memory garden. Her brilliant smile was one of her most memorable features.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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July 2020 blooms by Jillz Jul 5, 2020 8:48 AM 79
June 2020 Blooms by Avedon Jul 4, 2020 6:51 PM 566
May 2020 Blooms by Betja Jun 3, 2020 10:35 PM 384
15th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Jan 12, 2020 10:26 PM 21
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Winter 2019/2020 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2020 4:11 AM 1,090
OK, I know I am ungrateful wretch but... by goedric Feb 16, 2020 11:19 AM 93
September 2019 Daylily Blooms by Charlemagne Mar 25, 2020 10:30 AM 443
August 2019 Daylily Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Sep 4, 2019 7:37 AM 489
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
name this daylily 2019 #1 by spunky1 Apr 27, 2019 11:30 AM 57
How good are you at expanding your bloom season? by lovegrillin Feb 27, 2020 3:24 PM 40
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Spring 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2019 4:14 AM 1,431
How Could This Have Happened??!! by Legalily Apr 20, 2019 5:56 PM 318
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Winter 2018/2019 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2019 4:26 AM 1,242
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
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
July 2018 Seedlings by kousa Aug 4, 2018 4:01 PM 350
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525

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