PlantsDaylilies→Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Egyptian Queen')

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Trimmer
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2000
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 38 inches
Bloom size: 7 inches
Bloom time: Extra early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 31-35
Branching: 4-way
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: pale peach with royal purple eye above yellow green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2006
ESB: 2010

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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Moonlit Masquerade x Tet. Cleopatra
Child plants: 8 child plants

First Daylily to bloom this year

'Egyptian Queen' was a featured
Plant of the Day for December 22, 2017.

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Photographed in hybridizer's garden, Florida
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Location: My garden near Lincoln UKDate: 2008-07-05One which takes your breath away.
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Location: Northern Illinois (Zone 5a)Date: 2017-06-23
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Location: My garden near Lincoln UKDate: 2009-07-04Perfect!
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-10-05
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-07-04Gorgeous!
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Location: My garden near Lincoln UKDate: 2009-07-04The filaments match the graceful air of the bloom!
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-10-05
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-06-28
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Photo Courtesy of Nottawasaga Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-06-28Bloom looks like that of Wild Horses.
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   Photo Courtesy of Water Mill Gardens Used with Permission
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Date: 2009-07-06Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Image courtesy of Johnson Daylily Gardens Used with permission
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Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
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Location: Diamond Bar, CADate: 07/2014
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Location: Diamond Bar, CADate: 07/2014
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2010-08-07
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Comments:
Posted by adknative (Eagle Bay, New York - Zone 3b) on Jan 16, 2022 1:19 PM

I have had Egyptian Queen in the gardens for five years... reputed sibling to Wild Horses, and with a similar look: both top out between 3 and 3.5 feet, both have a very bold maroon eye on a 7-inch flower ... and, without knowing they were 'related' I ended up with both in my gardens.

Egyptian Queen''s background colour is more creamy (closer to an off-white) ... a paler 'yellow' than Wild Horses. It also has 4-way branching (vs. 3-way) and a slightly higher bud count. And while both are listed for zone 5, both do very well in my zone 3.

If they were twins, then I guess Egyptian Queen would be the 'quiet' twin... less fanfare, fewer off-spring, maybe a little less attention. But Egyptian Queen stands on her own merits and is an asset in any northern garden.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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13th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Sep 10, 2018 3:23 PM 18
Looking for 'Cleopatra' by RobinSeeds Aug 4, 2018 9:31 AM 15
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
Anyone seeing "poor bud count" and "branching" this year? by petruske Aug 18, 2018 12:28 PM 35
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
Daylily Clump Shots 2018 by Hazelcrestmikeb Oct 4, 2018 1:36 PM 198
I have SCAPES!!!! Zone 5B by mom2cjemma Jun 4, 2018 6:40 AM 32
9th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Oct 31, 2017 10:27 PM 34
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