Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Galaxy Explosion') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Burris
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 40 inches
Bloom size: 4.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 3-way
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Spider
Color description: coppery salmon blend with deep black purple eye above gold throat

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
Flower Color: Other: coppery salmon blend with deep black purple eye
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: sdlg x sdlg
Child plants: 10 child plants

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'Galaxy Explosion' was a featured
Plant of the Day for May 17, 2016.

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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-07-05Polymerous bloom
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Location: My 6b gardenDate: 2018-08-04Second year here. Rebloom.
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: Jul 26, 2011 3:53 PM
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Date: 2011-07-03
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By mattsmom
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Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122Date: Mid season 2011Great, fast clumping norther hardy plant!!!
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-07-15
By Joy
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-07-24
By Joy
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2014-06-22Cute little spider with a unique color.
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Location: north central TexasDate: 2014-06-12
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Date: 2009-06-28
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Comments:
Posted by Hemlady (Melvindale, Mi - Zone 5b) on Dec 4, 2011 7:11 PM

I have had Galaxy Explosion for about 4 years now and totally love it. It is a fast increaser in my zone 5 garden and is a unique color, unlike any other color I have in daylilies.

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Plant Events from our members
beckygardener On December 30, 2017 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Confirmed that this plant died due to damage from Hurricane Irma.
beckygardener On October 4, 2015 Transplanted
Planted in raised bed.
beckygardener On August 29, 2015 Obtained plant
Received 4 fans from Susan - stilldew. Potted up.
beenthere On July 27, 2018 Bloomed
rebloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
April 2019 Seedling Blooms by Seedfork Apr 30, 2019 8:47 PM 14
September 2018 blooms by profesora Oct 2, 2018 6:44 PM 271
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
July 2018 Seedlings by kousa Aug 4, 2018 4:01 PM 350
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
June 2018 Seedlings by GaNinFl Jul 1, 2018 5:10 PM 207
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
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
May 2018 Seedling Blooms by beckygardener Jun 3, 2018 6:59 AM 265
April 2018 Seedling Blooms by spunky1 May 7, 2018 8:04 PM 137
What do you think my CHILD will look like - Prediction Game #2? by beckygardener Apr 29, 2018 8:27 AM 45
Please share photos of your sibling seedlings by scflowers Apr 14, 2019 1:16 AM 145
Rust Is Here! by kousa Jan 11, 2018 6:38 PM 39
August 2017 seedlings by Betja Sep 3, 2017 6:29 AM 93
August 2017 Blooms by kousa Sep 1, 2017 5:19 PM 325
Why do daylilies not produce blooms? by beckygardener Mar 16, 2019 12:17 PM 66
July 2017 Seedlings by kidfishing Nov 13, 2017 6:57 PM 206
Rebloom, delayed bloom and quirks by needrain Oct 6, 2017 9:44 PM 79

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