Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Herrington-K.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Bud Count: 21-25
Branching: 5-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Form: Double
Color description: rose peach cream blend above green throat
AHS Awards: Stout Silver Medal: 2015
Award of Merit: 2012
Honorable Mention: 2009
IM: 2009
GD: 2012

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Night Embers x (Victoria's Secret x sdlg)
Child plants: 17 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

'Dorothy and Toto' was a featured
Plant of the Day for February 23, 2022.
  • Posted by adknative (Eagle Bay, New York - Zone 3b) on Apr 4, 2022 7:21 AM concerning plant:
    I've seen several comments regarding Dorothy and Toto that suggest either it does not increase well or that it's hard to locate, as well as still being quite pricey or frequently sold out even after being out for nearly 20 years.

    My response is: even here in zone 3, it has multiplied beautifully and I will be dividing it this year. (I can go ten years or longer here in a cold climate and not need to divide a daylily) ... Dorothy and Toto could be divided every several years even here, so I suspect that would be more likely where it's warmer.

    It branches well so the flowers are not crowded together even when there are multiple blooms ... and rather than the price reflecting a problem with increase, I would say that the 'problem' is with its beauty ... so many people want it, that demand is what keeps the cost up there. When anything is frequently sold out, it's often because it's popular.
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ARoseblush On August 31, 2014 Bloomed
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