Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Contessa') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Fischer-H.A.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1955
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 42 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: saffron yellow with orange overlay
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1957
JC: 1956

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: Diploid
Parentage: Prima Donna x Ruth Lehman
Child plants: 20 child plants

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Name this daylily 2012 #3 by spunky1 Sep 10, 2012 11:16 AM 53

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