Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Bachman
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2001
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 44 inches
Bloom size: 6.75 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bud Count: 36-40
Branching: 5-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Edged
Watermark
Diamond Dusted
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: coral pink blend with orange watermark and light gold edge above gold throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2006

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Highland Pinched Fingers x Freak Show
Child plants: 28 child plants

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Common names
  • Daylily

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Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-07-10
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Location: Knoxville, TN
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Location: My garden in Cumming, GA 
Date: 2024-06-16
Location: KALAMA WA
Date: 2019-07-12
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Location: Hollis NH
Date: July 19, 2022
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Location: Oklahoma City 2024 National Daylily Conference
Date: 2024-06-14
Location: KALAMA WA
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Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2011-07-13

Date: 2013-09-21
Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KY
Date: 2015-07-24
Location: 2016 AHS National Convention
Date: 2016-07-02
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-07-12
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-07-12
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2013-07-03
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2013-07-03

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Location: Valley of the Daylilies in Lebanon, OH. Home of Dan (the hybridizer) and Jackie Bachman
Date: Jul 9, 2005 10:14 AM
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: Jul 10, 2011 4:58 PM
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2011-07-09
Location: My home
Date: 2014-09-21
Location: My home
Date: 2014-09-17
Location: My home
Date: 2014-09-17
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-07-06
Taken in the evening
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-07-12
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2013-07-03
Showing the edge of the flower
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-07-05
Location: Valley of the Daylilies in Lebanon, OH. Home of Dan (the hybridizer) and Jackie Bachman
Date: Jul 7, 2005 10:49 AM
Location: Dayton, KY
Date: 7/7/13
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-07-10
Taken at 10:51 am
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2015-07-21
Love this daylily!
Location: My garden, North Central Idaho
Date: 7-12-2015
Location: My garden, North Central Idaho
Date: 7-12-2015
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-07-12
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2014-07-12
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2013-07-03
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2015-07-21
Comments:
  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Oct 4, 2011 2:00 PM concerning plant:
    This is one fantastic Daylily that Dan Bachman hybridized! Always beautiful year after year! I love it! I love seeing every bloom flowering every year! I got it from Dan when he introduced it in 2002. Dan uses this one a lot in his hybridizing tetraploid spidery Daylilies, because it is such a great one on its own right! It was registered with 5 way branching and 36 buds, so you know you're always going to have lots of blooms to enjoy every year! Dan seems to be out of this one most of the time, since it is a great one for hybridizing and growing. It's a special Daylily and one of the great ones he has hybridized. I'd know, because he's an hour (each way) North of me in Lebanon, OH.

    HM Recipient 2006
  • Posted by Natalie (North Central Idaho - Zone 7a) on Jul 17, 2015 10:52 PM concerning plant:
    Chicken on the Run is a recent addition to my garden, and it is quickly becoming a favorite, because of the color! I don't have anything else quite like it, and the color is stunning! Love the name, too! The blooms have all been perfect!
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