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
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
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: sdlg x sdlg
Child plants: 15 child plants

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'Galaxy Explosion' was a featured
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Location: My 6b gardenDate: 2018-08-04Second year here. Rebloom.
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-07-05Polymerous bloom
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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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