Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Swallow Tail Kite') in the Daylilies Database

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AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Hanson-C.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1998
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 44 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Watermark
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: orchid blend with lavender watermark and chartreuse throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2006
Honorable Mention: 2001

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: (Houdini x Twilight Swan) x Royal Saracen
Child plants: 58 child plants

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The 10th Daylily of the Day poll (Closed) by beckygardener Feb 13, 2018 12:04 AM 14
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What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Sep 4, 2018 9:02 AM 1,021

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