Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Chambers-Moldovan
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 36 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Bud Count: 26-30
Branching: 5-way
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: dark red above lemon yellow to green 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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Shaka Zulu x Jungle Fever
Child plants: 2 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

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Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 10, 2022
Location: Philo, California
Date: 2020-07-20
blooming in a container on my deck
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-07-11
Watusi Warrior
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: June 24, 2021

Photo Courtesy of Hillside Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Image courtesy of Charlotte's Daylily Diary. Used with permission
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Location: Vermont

Photo courtesy of Stout Gardens
Location: central New Hampshire
Date: 2014-07-21
Has more purple tones in my garden than elsewhere

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Courtesy of Miller's Garden Designs
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Location: Wentworth, NS, Canada
Date: 2016-07-28
no splotching

Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Date: 2010-07-11
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Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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