Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Blue Desire') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link:AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer:Gossard
Year of Registration or Introduction:2007
Ploidy:Tetraploid
Foliage type:Evergreen
Scape height:28 inches
Bloom size:4.75 inches
Bloom time:Early midseason
Plant Traits:Rebloom
Diurnal
Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Bud Count:21-25
Branching:4-way
Fertility:Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits:Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form:Single
Color description:flesh pink with blue eye into maroon colors with light rose pink edge above very green to charcoal throat

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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds:Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods:Division
Parentage:Delta Blues x Tet. Crystal Blue Persuasion
Child plants:6 child plants

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Location: home garden VADate: 2012-06-15
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Location: Phoenix, ArizonaDate: 2015-03-17
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2014-05-19
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Date: 2009-04-26Posted with permission and photographed by Loris Garrett http://w
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Photo courtesy of Michael Bouman of Daylily Lay
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Photo courtesy of James Gossard of Heavenly Gardens
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Location: Elohim Gardens, Jackson TN
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Photo courtesy of The Lily Farm. Used with permission.
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Date: 2010-06-06
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Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada (Zone 5b)Date: 2015-07-29
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Date: 2010-07-07Courtesy of Shaw's Sunshine Gardens
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Location: The Lily Farm near Center, TexasDate: 2015-06-10
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Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada (Zone 5b)Date: 2015-07-31
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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daylilies...it is an addiction! by lottabeds13 Dec 10, 2015 9:58 PM 131
Floyd Cove Fall Introductions by farawayfarmer Aug 27, 2015 4:35 PM 12
July, 2015 seedlings by GDJCB Jul 17, 2016 6:41 AM 352
july 2015 blooms by dormantsrule Aug 2, 2015 5:53 AM 729
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Hybridizer Questions by beckygardener Jul 4, 2015 7:28 AM 60
June 2015 Seedling Blooms by beckygardener Jul 6, 2015 3:05 AM 307
A Virtual Visit to the Bay Area Daylily Society Show and Sale by mellielong May 6, 2015 5:43 AM 12
May Seedling Blooms by jon Jun 1, 2015 8:22 AM 181

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