Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Rita Sue') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Smith-FR
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 38 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Bud Count: 31-35
Branching: 4-way
5-way
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: violet purple with blue violet eye above large green throat

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
Parentage: Lone Wolf x Tet. Marietta Dreamer
Child plants: 13 child plants

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Date: 2012-06-11Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Aug 20, 2019 5:55 AM 455
What to expect? by daverme Apr 25, 2019 11:49 AM 27
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Spring 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2019 4:14 AM 1,431
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2018/2019 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2019 4:35 AM 1,271
Dormants have started growing! by DancingGenes Jan 10, 2019 4:16 PM 43
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2018 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2018 4:04 AM 1,088
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2017 - 2018 (Closed) by Char Mar 20, 2018 4:02 AM 1,270
Please share photos of your sibling seedlings by scflowers Apr 14, 2019 1:16 AM 145
Daylily Record Keeping by bloominholes2fill Apr 29, 2017 9:09 PM 45
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2016 - 2017 (closed) by Char Mar 20, 2017 5:05 AM 1,012
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2016 (Closed) by Char Jun 21, 2016 4:39 AM 1,055
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2015/2016 (Closed) by Char Mar 20, 2016 5:37 AM 893
Difficult pod setters by Ahead Dec 3, 2015 2:20 PM 86
Weather in your garden ~ Fall 2015 (closed) by Char Dec 21, 2015 6:14 AM 944
Seed Harvesting Questions by DogsNDaylilies Sep 1, 2015 4:18 PM 88
Bonus Daylily? by Pat236 Jun 6, 2016 10:07 PM 50
Pod or Pollen Parent by admmad Apr 11, 2015 4:31 AM 13
Instant Rebloom by GDJCB Nov 28, 2014 2:07 PM 22
Weather In Your Garden - Summer 2014 [closed] by daylily Sep 22, 2014 8:04 PM 1,152
june seedlings by spunky1 Jul 22, 2014 6:25 AM 303

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