PlantsDaylilies→Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Big Gene')

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Nelson-H.E.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1956
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 40 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: near white self

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Reviewing 2021 seedlings by Dennis616 Jan 4, 2022 7:15 AM 18
Rebloom - bloom season - growth habit by admmad Jan 9, 2022 3:27 PM 88
A Look Back At Our 2021 Daylily Gardens... by Char Jan 17, 2022 11:57 PM 75
Eugene S. Foster Award by floota Dec 13, 2021 6:00 PM 6
Tet conversions by Diggerofdirt Dec 1, 2021 1:15 AM 13
2022 What's on Your List by Legalily Jan 17, 2022 10:43 AM 182
What is the worst flaw of your favorite stud plant? by Strigeidida Dec 4, 2021 11:39 AM 14
October 2021 Daylily Blooms by Arainais Dec 5, 2021 8:16 PM 160
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Fall 2021 (CLOSED) by Char Dec 21, 2021 5:17 AM 1,157
Gibberellic Acid (GA) for Faster Seedling Flowering!!! by plasko20 Sep 16, 2021 2:59 PM 59
August 2021 Daylily Seedlings by spunky1 Aug 31, 2021 4:47 PM 149
August 2021 Daylily Blooms by Nightlily Sep 3, 2021 5:05 PM 325
Bought this at BJ's Wholesale Club but no ID by pasdejus Jul 19, 2021 7:08 PM 13
July 2021 Daylily Seedlings by profesora Aug 8, 2021 9:58 PM 417
July 2021 Daylily Blooms by Nightlily Sep 4, 2021 10:35 AM 850
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2021 (CLOSED) by Char Sep 22, 2021 4:00 AM 1,210
Cold Stratification by bobjax Dec 7, 2021 3:59 PM 63
June 2021 Daylily Blooms by spunky1 Sep 27, 2021 11:44 PM 1,055
Single row height arrangement by MrsMud May 8, 2021 6:20 PM 19
May 2021 daylily blooms by spunky1 Jun 10, 2021 12:43 AM 477

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