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Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Trimmer
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 4.75 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 26-30
Branching: 3-way
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 4.5
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: lavender with purple eye above green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2007

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Moonlit Masquerade x Tet. Dragons Eye
Child plants: 40 child plants

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Location: Bochum, GermanyDate: 2017-06-23
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Location: Belmont gardenDate: 2008-0706
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Location: MichiganDate: 2013-07-19
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Location: Eagle Bay, New YorkDate: 2021-7-31daylily Gillian
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Location: At Maryott's Daylily garden
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Location: Belmont gardenDate: 2011-0709Shown in shade and sun.
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Location: Dreamy Daylilies - Chatham-Kent, Ontario   5bDate: 2013-07-18
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Comments:
Posted by adknative (Eagle Bay, New York - Zone 3b) on Jan 12, 2022 10:20 AM

Gillian is noted as hardy to zone 5, but I have been growing it here in zone 3 for at least 5 years. It's very reliable, producing many blooms every year.

While listed as 'lavender' with a purple eye, the lavender sometimes shifts slightly towards pink. But the pattern is prominent, with small spiral arms stretching out from the dark center eye towards the outer edges of the ruffled petals. It's one of my earliest to bloom, but holds the flowers for longer than most. I would recommend it to colder climate gardeners without hesitation.

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