Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Mascara Snake') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Bachman
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2002
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 57 inches
Bloom size: 9 inches
Bloom time: Late
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bud Count: 21-25
Branching: 4-way
Bloom Form: Spider
Color description: dark red maroon with chartreuse midribs above chartreuse throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2005
ESF: 2009
HOS: 2018

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
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Stoplight x (Pretty Late x Big Ross)
Child plants: 24 child plants

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Location: VermontDate: 2014-08-03
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Location: Carleton Place, Ontario CanadaDate: 2009-02-12
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2009-08-06Lots of buds!
By Marilyn
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: 2009-08-03
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Location: My garden in KentuckyDate: Jul 30, 2005 11:09 PM
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Location: Northern Illinois (Zone 5a)Date: 2016-08-14
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Date: 2018-06-03
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Photo Courtesy of Ellies Daylilies Used with Permission
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Date: 2009-08-16Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: VermontDate: 2013-08-12
By Char
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2015-07-30First year in my garden; first bloom.
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Location: VermontDate: 2015-08-16
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Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Oct 5, 2011 11:24 PM

I've been growing 'Mascara Snake' since Dan introduced it in 2002 and love it! In the parentage is 'Pretty Late', a very late blooming Daylily and was one of my favorites when I used to grow it.

In the parentage is 'Big Ross', another one of Dan Bachman's introductions, which I grow and love too!

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Plant Events from our members
chelle On July 30, 2015 Bloomed
First bloom noted. Sunny and windy today, but it looks pretty good.
chelle On September 11, 2014 Transplanted
Mum hugel bed - tag buried nearby.

East end, rear, behind Rosella Flight.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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August 2017 Blooms by kousa Sep 1, 2017 5:19 PM 325
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