Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Sergeant Major') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Trimmer
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 44 inches
Bloom size: 11 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 2-way
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Spider
Color description: red self above green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2008
HOS: 2008

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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: ((Red Suspenders x Long Tall Sally) x Swirling Spider) x Royal Celebration
Child plants: 9 child plants


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Location: In my Mom's gardenDate: 2008-07-01
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Location: Central Md, Zone 6Date: 7-3-11
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Photographed in the hybridizer's garden in Florida
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Location: Thoroughbred Daylilies, Greenhouse, Paris KY
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Date: 2008-05-15Posted with permission and photographed by Eddie Raye Andrews htt
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Photo Courtesy of Water Mill Gardens Used with Permission
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Date: 2012-03-15Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
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Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
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Photo courtesy of Briscos' Best Blooms. Used with permission.
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Posted by kimkats (Md - Zone 6a) on Sep 12, 2011 2:58 PM

I have used the pollen easily on this one, but I'm unable to set pods. This is one of my favorites!

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Big and Tall by chalyse Mar 9, 2014 4:48 PM 39
How tall is too tall? by jardindefleurs Sep 13, 2013 9:10 PM 17
September Blooms by Seedsower Dec 4, 2013 8:03 AM 97
August Blooms 2013 by Char Sep 9, 2013 5:55 AM 311
Remarkable Reds by chalyse Jul 17, 2017 9:52 AM 292
Military bed by philljm Nov 18, 2011 10:04 AM 20
70,107 by daylily Nov 10, 2011 7:23 PM 39
Your Five Favorite Reds? by Betja Oct 18, 2012 12:25 AM 142
kimkats Seedlings 2011 by kimkats Jul 4, 2011 11:45 PM 20
Green Throats by Calif_Sue Jan 7, 2011 11:27 PM 34

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