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

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Hanson-C.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1998
Ploidy: Tetraploid
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
Parentage: (Houdini x Twilight Swan) x Royal Saracen
Child plants: 53 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Jul 14, 2017 9:18 AM 644
Daylily variety for a newbie? by Jai_Ganesha Mar 1, 2017 8:55 AM 34
Your number 1 Daylily by crawgarden Sep 13, 2016 4:28 PM 143
August Blooms 2016 by mantisOH Sep 1, 2016 11:03 PM 303
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
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Southern Hemisphere beauties 2015-16 by Gleni Aug 31, 2016 11:56 AM 838
What new Daylily cultivars did you add this year. by kssmith Aug 20, 2015 8:31 AM 72
August, 2015 Blooms by ARoseblush Aug 30, 2015 8:44 PM 404
july 2015 blooms by dormantsrule Aug 2, 2015 5:53 AM 729
Daylily Alphabet...Show Us Your "S's" by Hemlady Feb 15, 2016 10:18 PM 92
August 2014 Blooms by ARoseblush Aug 31, 2014 5:05 PM 181
July Blooms 2013 by Hemlady Aug 2, 2013 1:11 PM 678
Spring is coming. by LALAMBCHOP May 15, 2013 9:21 AM 103
Patterns by bluegrassmom Feb 13, 2013 6:43 PM 114
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