Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
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: 64 child plants

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Location: central New Hampshire
Date: 2016-08-01
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-07-08
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Date: July 12, 2022
Location: Vermont
Date: 2012-07-16
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Date: 2020-07-24
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Date: 2017-07-29
Location: Brown City, MI  z5
Date: July
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2020-06-18
Location: Marshall,Illinois 
Date: 2016-06-16
Location: Northern Illinois (Zone 5a)
Date: 2021-07-04
Location: Southern Michigan
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Date: 2021-06-29
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Date: 2023-06-28
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Location: Vermont
Date: 2019-07-24
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-07-11
Swallow Tail Kite
Location: MP Flower Gardens, Alpharetta, GA
Date: 2023-07-18
Location: Wentworth, NS, Canada
Date: 2019-08-11
Location: Kent, UK
Date: 2022-07-06
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2016-07-24
 8:49 am. A very welcoming sight in the morning.
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2019-07-31
Location: SE Michigan (taken at Along the Fence Daylilies, Dansville, MI)
Date: 2015-07-25
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Location: Carleton Place, Ontario Canada
Date: 2009-01-28
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Location: Vermont
Date: 2017-07-23

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Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2017-08-08
Location: Vermont
Date: 2021-07-26
Location: Vermont
Date: 2016-07-26
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2016-07-22
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2017-06-01
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Location: My garden
Date: July-13-2015
Location: Carleton Place, Ontario Canada
Date: 2009-01-25
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Location: Friend's garden, MI
Date: 2005-08-01
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2012-06-12

Date: 2006-07-25
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Location: SE Michigan (taken at Along the Fence Daylilies, Dansville, MI)
Date: 2015-07-25
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Location: Naperville
Date: July 2018
Location: Taken in my home garden
Date: 2016-07-07
Location: Dousland, Devon, UK
Date: 2015-07-04

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Location: Vermont
Date: 2014-08-06
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2016-07-20
 3:29 pm. A Daylily that pours its heart out to you.

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Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2012-06-12
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2016-07-16
Preying mantis eating a spider
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2015-12-28
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  • Posted by Hembrain (Maryville, Tennessee - Zone 7a) on Oct 13, 2021 8:13 AM concerning plant:
    Shows instant rebloom here in zone 7a, and often passes this trait on to its children.
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