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

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Common names
  • Daylily

'Egyptian Queen' was a featured
Plant of the Day for December 22, 2017.
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Location: Bowling Green, Ky 
Date: 2014-05-26
First Daylily to bloom this year
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia
Date: 2013-07-22
BLOOM
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia
Date: 2013-06-06
Stamens, filaments and pistils

Photographed in hybridizer's garden, Florida
Location: Northern Illinois (Zone 5a)
Date: 2017-06-23
Location: My garden near Lincoln UK
Date: 2008-07-05
One which takes your breath away.
Photo by stilldew
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-10-05
Photo by kimkats
Photo by Calif_Sue
Location: My garden near Lincoln UK
Date: 2009-07-04
Perfect!
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-07-04
Gorgeous!
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-10-05
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-06-28

Date: 1980-01-01
Location: My garden near Lincoln UK
Date: 2009-07-04
The filaments match the graceful air of the bloom!
Photo by DougSoCal
Photo by kidfishing
Photo by stilldew
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-06-28
Bloom looks like that of Wild Horses.
Location: My Yard, Zone 6a
Date: 7-2008
Photo by Calif_Sue

Photo Courtesy of Nottawasaga Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies

Date: 2009-07-06
Photo 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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Location: My Yard, Zone 6a
Date: 7-2008
Location: Diamond Bar, CA
Date: 07/2014
Location: Diamond Bar, CA
Date: 07/2014

   Photo Courtesy of Water Mill Gardens Used with Permission
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2010-08-07
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Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
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Comments:
  • Posted by adknative (Eagle Bay, New York - Zone 3b) on Jan 16, 2022 1:19 PM concerning plant:
    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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