Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Trimmer
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1998
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 7.75 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 26-30
Branching: 3-way
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: ruby red self with green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2008
Honorable Mention: 2005
XLD: 2009

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Ruby Spider x (Nordic Night x Tet. Regal Finale)
Child plants: 32 child plants

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Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2016-01-21
Location: Bochum, Germany
Date: 2021-07-28
Location: My garden
Date: 2022-07-12
Location: My Garden, Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania
Date: 2021-07-23
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Location: My garden
Date: 2019-07-06
Location: Murfreesboro TN
Date: 2023-06-17
Persian Ruby, McGray Garden
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-07-02
Location: central New Hampshire
Date: 2019-08-02
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2018-07-14
Location: Kalama, Wa
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2017-07-28
Persian Ruby
Location: North Carolina
Date: 2022-06-27
Persian Ruby
Location: My garden, Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania
Date: 2020-08-13
Next to the last Persian Ruby bloom of 2020 😢
Location: Tennille Georgia
Date: 5/8/24
Early morning before rain. 3 large blooms on this 2 year old plan
Location: Iowa
Date: 2018-07-04
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2020-06-23
Location: My garden, Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania
Date: 2021-08-09
Last bloom of 2021; bloomed July 9 - August 9.
Location: Valley of the Daylilies in Lebanon, OH. Home of Dan and Jackie Bachman
Date: 2005-07-09
Location: Lower Saxony, Germany
Date: 2023-06-26
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2016-01-21
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2016-01-21
Location: Stockbridge, GA
Date: 2015-06-28
Location: Neenah, WI
Date: 7/26/20
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2021-07-29
Location: Iowa
Date: 2018-07-05
Location: Iowa
Date: 2018-07-13

Photo Courtesy of Daylily Sweetheart. Used with Permission.
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Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2012-06-12
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2011-06-17
Location: Houston, TX
Date: 2020-06-04 5pm
Location: Wilmington, DE
Date: 2013-07-24
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Date: 2023-06-21
Uploaded by mantisOH
Location: My Garden, Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania
Date: 2021-07-23
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI (DKP)
Date: 2006-07-21
Location: My Garden, Zone 6a
Date: 2014-07-16
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2008-08-07
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Location: My garden, Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania USA
Date: 2019-07-03
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2020-07-11
Location: Mexico, Missouri 
Date: 2020-06-30
Taken on an overcast morning
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-25
Taken on a very hot (90+) and humid day
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2012-06-12
Location: My garden, Willow Valley Communities, Willow Street, Pennsylvania
Date: 2019-07-07
Late afternoon after a hot summer day.

Date: 2009-02-08
Posted with permission and photographed by Leslie Mauck http://ww
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Persian Ruby & Grasshopper
Location: Little garden of Big Dreams, Dayton KY
Date: 7/4/16
In the rain

Date: 1980-01-01

Photo Courtesy of Alcovy Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
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Location: kitchener
Date: 2015-08-04
Location: My garden
Date: JULY-12-2016
Uploaded by tugg
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-25
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2017-06-03
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-07-13
Second summer in my garden, and it still takes my breath away wit
Location: Waynesboro MS
Date: 2006-06-14
Location: My garden, Eagle Point, Oregon
Date: 2018-06-15
FFE Bloom, Huge!
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2017-10-11
Location: My garden, Willow Valley Communities, Lakes Campus, Willow Street, Pennsylvania
Date: 2020-08-24
Last bloom of 2020; photo taken at 3:30 PM on a hot afternoon (88
Uploaded by stilldew
Location: Saratoga Springs NY
Date: 2014-07-16
Persian Ruby
Location: My Garden, Zone 6a
Date: 2008-08-03
Location: My Garden, Zone 6a
Date: 2012-07-02
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI (DKP)
Date: 2005-08-06
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-07-09
Second summer in my garden; gorgeous blooms; LOVE IT:
Location: Central MD zone 6
Date: 2014-07-27

Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
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Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2020-06-12
Uploaded by tugg
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-25
Location: Valley of the Daylilies in Lebanon, OH. Home of Dan and Jackie Bachman
Date: 2005-07-09

Photographed in Florida

   Photo Courtesy of Water Mill Gardens Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-07-04
Gorgeous bloom! Fabulous plant!
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2006-08-07
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Plant Events from our members
BillAlleysDLs On July 26, 2015 Bloomed
Seedfork On May 19, 2018 Bloomed
First bloom on this plant this year.
Seedfork On May 1, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
First scapes on this plant this year.
Seedfork On May 6, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Observed first scapes
Seedfork On March 28, 2016 Obtained plant
Ballard Daylily Garden $5.00
csandt On September 8, 2016 Obtained plant
Planted September 8, 2016 (Sterrett Gardens), August 18, 2017 (MP Flower Gardens)
Pat236 On June 5, 2018 Bloomed
First bloom ever on this plant. Moved from pot to pine bed last fall.
UncleWill On September 12, 2019 Obtained plant
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