Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Alien DNA') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Selman
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2009
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 40 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Bud Count: 26-30
Branching: 4-way
Bloom Traits: Applique/Appliqué
Bitone or Reverse Bitone
Bloom Form: Sculpted Form - Pleated
Color description: rich lavender raspberry bitone with darker veins above applique patterned green heart throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2018
Honorable Mention: 2015

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: Star of India x Lighter than Air
Child plants: 25 child plants


Photo gallery:
Location: Carleton Place, Ontario CanadaDate: 2019-08-07
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Location: hybridizer's gardenDate: 2014-07-06
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Location: Tom Bruce's Carolina DayliliesDate: June 2015
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Location: A visit to BLUE RIDGE DAYLILIES in NC.Date: 2015-12-03
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Location: My gardenDate: 2019-06-25
By hillbilly
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Location: A visit to BLUE RIDGE DAYLILIES in NC.Date: 2015-12-03
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By LarryR
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Location: My gardenDate: July-7-2015
By hillbilly
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Location: My gardenDate: 2018-06-27
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Daylily you would buy for the name by djinnevada Aug 13, 2020 8:38 PM 58
June 2020 Blooms by Avedon Jul 11, 2020 7:46 PM 569
First Plants of the Season Arrived by Pat236 Aug 21, 2020 6:51 AM 237
"Want List" Daylilies for Spring 2020 by Char Oct 15, 2020 1:43 PM 209
2020 Bloom Season What is on your List? by DaylilyDazzled Oct 9, 2020 7:14 PM 1,084
August 2019 Daylily Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Sep 4, 2019 7:37 AM 489
How good are you at expanding your bloom season? by lovegrillin Feb 27, 2020 3:24 PM 40
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Sep 4, 2018 9:02 AM 1,021
August 2017 seedlings by Betja Feb 24, 2020 5:16 PM 99
Daylily fans: Show us your appliqués by LarryR Oct 2, 2020 10:15 PM 66
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
New Gossard website with 2016 intros by needrain Jan 26, 2016 3:55 PM 20
Applique Daylilies by Maryl Dec 24, 2015 5:12 PM 25
Daylily Alphabet...Show Us Your "A's" by bluegrassmom May 15, 2020 6:37 PM 161

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