Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Norris-R.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2004
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 27 inches
Bloom size: 4.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bud Count: 21-25
Branching: 3-way
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Bloom Traits: Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: velvet blue purple with white edge above green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2008

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: Mary Lightfine x Thunder and Lightning
Child plants: 13 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

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Location: My garden REBLOOM
Date: 2022-09-28
Mary's Baby
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Date: 2023-07-09
Location: Maine
Date: 2013-07-29
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 27, 2022
Location: Iowa
Date: 2018-07-16
Location: garden
Date: June
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-07-28
Mary’s Baby
Uploaded by hillbilly
Location: Iowa
Location: Iowa
Date: 2018-07-13
Location: Maine
Date: 2022-07-22
Hard to capture how dark it really is.
Location: My garden
Date: July-7-2015
Uploaded by jkporter

Date: 2021-08-18
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-19
Location: North Carolina
Date: 2022-07-05
Mary's Baby

Photo courtesy of Michael Bouman of Daylily Lay
Location: central New Hampshire
Date: 2020-07-23
Location: Big Reedy, Kentucky
Date: 2019-06-29
Location: Iowa
Location: SW Georgia
Date: 2016-06-14
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2022-06-26
Location: Iowa
Date: 2018-07-11
Location: southern KY
Date: 2018-07-03

Date: 2017-07-12
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Date: 2015-07-05

Date: 2010-07-29
Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Uploaded by jkporter
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2020-06-16
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2019-07-09
Location: all photos from my gardens
Date: 2019-07-22
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2012-05-27
Location: Blue Ridge Daylilies, Annual National Convention in Asheville, North Carolina
Date: 07/09/2022
In the hybridizing bed- even more photogenic than usual
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2021-07-07
Uploaded by mantisOH
Location: Iowa
Date: 2018-07-09
Location: Iowa
Date: 2018-07-09
Uploaded by Maryl
Uploaded by pixie62560

Date: 2017-07-12
Location: St. Louis, MO, zone 6
Date: July 8, 2011
This is true color.
Location: Shady Rest Gardens Cartersville, Ga.
Date: 2010-07-17
Location: Garden of Jim Stauffer Lancaster, Pa
Date: 2013-07-21
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Date: 2023-07-17
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2016-07-28
7PM, temps were in the mid 80s this day
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2019-07-08
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-11-02
Location: SMDS Daylily Show, MI
Date: 2009-07-18
Uploaded by Maryl
Location: Shady Rest Gardens  Cartersville, GA.
Date: 2013-06-30
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2013-06-30

Date: 2012-04-23
Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
  • Uploaded by vic

Photo Courtesy of Fairyscape Daylilies. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
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  • Posted by Zoia (Stoneham MA - Zone 6b) on Nov 22, 2021 2:32 PM concerning plant:
    This cv was moderately rusty during the infestation of 2021
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