Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Burris
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 40 inches
Bloom size: 4.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
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
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: sdlg x sdlg
Child plants: 20 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

'Galaxy Explosion' was a featured
Plant of the Day for May 17, 2016.
Photo Gallery
Location: Lower Saxony, Germany
Date: 2022-07-13
Uploaded by mattsmom
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Location: My 6b garden
Date: 2018-08-04
Second year here. Rebloom.
Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2014-07-05
Polymerous bloom
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2009-07-30

Date: 2011-07-03
Location: Western Washington
Date: 2015-06-18
Uploaded by Joy
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 7-2008

Posted with permission and photographed by Tee Money  http://www.
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: Jul 26, 2011 3:53 PM
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: SE Michigan (taken at Along the Fence Daylilies, Dansville, MI)
Date: 2015-07-11
late morning, 70s

Date: 2009-06-28
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2009-07-30
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Date: 2023-06-23
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2014-06-22
Cute little spider with a unique color.

Date: 2012-07-07
Uploaded by Hemlady
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-07-24
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Jones OK,
Date: June 2014
Galaxy Expolsion
Location: north central Texas
Date: 2014-06-12
Uploaded by stilldew
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-07-15
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122
Date: Mid season 2011
Great, fast clumping norther hardy plant!!!

Small bloom
Location: Taken in my garden
Date: 2011-06-13
Uploaded by Windigo
  • Posted by Hemlady (Melvindale, Mi - Zone 5b) on Dec 4, 2011 7:11 PM concerning plant:
    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.
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.
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