Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile-G.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 3.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 21-25
Branching: 4-way
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: rosy mauve with large white eye above green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2012

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: ((Little Sensation x Little Print) x Wee Wizard) x (All American Baby x Little Fat Cat)
Child plants: 10 child plants

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Common names
  • Daylily

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Comments:
  • Posted by Scatterbrain (Yorkshire, UK - Zone 8a) on Jul 22, 2017 1:12 AM concerning plant:
    I grow STAR CHILD in the UK (zone 8a)

    It grows very well here and makes the 26inch scapes as registered. Due to the general lack of sunshine in summer in the UK it has a much bluer eye than on most of the pictures of it growing in the US and only occasionally gets the very pale eye. A very beautiful shade of soft grey-pink, looks quite vintage/antique. Slight ruffling with a faint lighter edge on the petals in the UK.

    One of my absolute favourites (in fact probably THE favourite) in my whole collection--VERY fertile both ways too, my most used pollen parent in the dips.
  • Posted by Avedon (NE Tex - Zone 8a) on May 31, 2013 6:48 PM concerning plant:
    Brand new in our garden this year--sent to us by a friend in NY State because it wasn't doing well there. It is blooming on a 6" scape, but since it is new, I have hopes that in time it will achieve the 26" scape listed by AHS. This is really such a lovely flower. I do hope it will take hold here and be a star of the garden.

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