Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Gossard
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2010
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 21-25
Branching: 4-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Bicolor or Reverse Bicolor
Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: cream pink reverse bicolor with charcoal light blue lavender purple maroon patterned eye above very 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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: (Butterfly Ripples x (Angel's Smile x Fantasy Finish)) x Blue Dragon
Child plants: 13 child plants

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  • Daylily

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Location: home garden VA
Date: 2022-07-05
Location: In my garden in Lenore, ID
Date: 6-27-14
First flower open, photo taken in the morning, after a hard rain
Location: Celestial Garden, Charlotte, NC; Proprieter: J D Stadler
Date: 2021-06-15
Late Morning Image
Location: Zone 7 Eastern NC
Date: 2020-07-05
Blue Beetle as double
Location: Koeln,  Germany
Date: 2015
Location: In my garden in Lenore, ID
Date: 7-5-2014
Uploaded by JWWC
Location: Carleton Place, Ontario Canada
Date: 2017-07-23
  • Uploaded by Ina
Location: Northwest Florida
Date: 2019-05-05
Location: In my garden in Lenore, ID
Date: 6-27-14
First flower open, photo taken in the afternoon after the bloom d
Location: 2011 Region 3 Meeting Pittsburgh PA
Date: 2011-07-19
Uploaded by LALAMBCHOP
Location: Carleton Place, Ontario Canada
Date: 2009-01-21
  • Uploaded by Ina
Uploaded by JWWC
Location: My garden, North Central Idaho
Date: 6-23-2015
Location: My garden, North Central Idaho
Date: 6-27-2015
Location: My garden, North Central Idaho
Date: 6-27-2015

Photo of rebloom. Photo courtesy of James Gossard of Heavenly Gar
Location: My garden, North Central Idaho
Date: 7-4-2015
Location: Chapin, SC
Date: 2018-05-26
This shot shows how early morning makes things bluer.
Location: Chapin, SC
Date: 2018-05-30
This is what the bloom normally looks like.
Location: In my garden in Lenore, ID
Date: 6-25-14

Photo initial bloom. Photo courtesy of James Gossard of Heavenly
Uploaded by Lalambchop1

Photo Courtesy of Lobo Rose and Daylily Gardens Used With Permiss
  • Uploaded by Joy
Comments:
  • Posted by Natalie (North Central Idaho - Zone 7a) on Mar 26, 2014 10:10 PM concerning plant:
    My very favorite daylily ever, and the one that got me hooked on hybridizing. Until recently I didn't have it, but a very generous friend here sent me a fan!
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