Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Apps
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999
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
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Slug Buster x Siloam Harold Flickinger
Child plants: 16 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

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  • Posted by BookerC1 (Mackinaw, IL - Zone 5a) on May 13, 2012 10:32 PM concerning plant:
    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.
  • Posted by bluegrassmom (South central KY - Zone 6b) on Mar 26, 2021 11:17 PM concerning plant:
    NIce bloom, similar to Beautiful Edgings but I like it better. A clump is so pretty~
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Cat On July 2, 2014 Bloomed
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DeweyRooter On September 6, 2021 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Dug up and donated to a northern home.
DeweyRooter On August 1, 2021 Miscellaneous Event
Plant got rust again. Cut back and treated with GM
DeweyRooter On August 1, 2021 Miscellaneous Event
Plant got rust again. Cut back and treated with GM
DeweyRooter On May 31, 2021 Bloomed
DeweyRooter On June 2, 2020 Bloomed
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