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
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
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: 18 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

'Dorothy and Toto' was a featured
Plant of the Day for February 23, 2022.
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Location: home garden VA
Date: 2019-07-04

Date: 2018-07-07
Location: home garden VA
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2020-08-13
Dorothy and Toto

Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Pruden of Lily House
Uploaded by Charlemagne
Location: ohio
Date: July
Uploaded by ARoseblush
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2021-07-22
Location: Vermont
Date: 2022-08-02
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2021-08-07
in pot on deck

Date: 2008-05-15
Posted with permission and photographed by Eddie Raye Andrews htt
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Location: Philo, California
Date: 2021-08-17
Aug.17-2021 in my N.CA deck garden
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-07-23
Dorothy and Toto
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Date: 2023-07-07

Posted with permission and photographed by Tee Money  http://www.
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Uploaded by Charlemagne
Location: Mexico, Missouri 
Date: 2021-06-24
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: June 12, 2022
Location: Koeln,  Germany
Date: 2017
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2020-07-27
Dorothy and Toto
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2021-07-22
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Dorothy and Toto'), Open Hearth to right
Location: My Garden- Vermont
Date: 2015-07-27
A fabulous double that produces over 40 buds each year.
Location: Sister's Collection

Photo Courtesy of Daylily Sweetheart. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Dorothy and Toto, close view
Location: Stockbridge, GA
Date: 2016-06-03
Lots of blooms, but foliage doesn't look so great in the heat of
Location: Stockbridge, GA
Date: 2016-06-06
5-way branching
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2021-7-30
daylily Dorothy and Toto, early morning
Uploaded by Charlemagne
Location: Chapin, SC
Date: 2018-06-10
Location: Stockbridge, GA
Date: 2015-06-10
Location: My Garden- Vermont
Date: 2015-07-24
A Prolific
Location: Brown City, MI  z5
Date: July
Location: My Garden- Vermont
Date: 2014-08-02

Date: 2009-08-11
Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Courtesy of Shaw's Sunshine Gardens
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Location: SE Michigan (taken at Along the Fence Daylilies, Dansville, MI)
Date: 2015-07-25

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2018-07-15

Photo Courtesy of Saksa Daylily Farm. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: Lugoff, SC
Date: 2010-06-12

Photo Courtesy of Centerpiece Gardens. Used with Permission.
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  • 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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