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
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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Delta Blues x Tet. Crystal Blue Persuasion
Child plants: 9 child plants

Gorgeous blue eye on this cultivar.

'Blue Desire' was a featured
Plant of the Day for April 9, 2020.

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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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Photo courtesy of James Gossard of Heavenly Gardens
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Date: 2010-06-06
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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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Location: Elohim Gardens, Jackson TN
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Photo courtesy of The Lily Farm. Used with permission.
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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
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
July 2020 blooms by Jillz Sep 13, 2020 1:49 PM 603
May 2020 Seedlings by spunky1 Jun 22, 2020 11:56 AM 217
Pat Guidry Daylily Clearance Sale by Seedfork May 15, 2020 7:06 PM 44
15th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Jan 12, 2020 10:26 PM 21
Parentage Chat - Seedling, Unknown or Registered by JamesT Feb 14, 2020 11:48 AM 146
August 2019 Daylily Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Sep 4, 2019 7:37 AM 489
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
June 2019 Seedlings by beckygardener Jul 2, 2019 4:45 AM 440
Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Feb 17, 2020 9:52 AM 578
Can't set pods thread...suggestions for success by Seedfork Sep 10, 2019 8:52 PM 110
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
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
September Blooms by Charlemagne Sep 28, 2017 5:16 PM 112
August 2017 Blooms by kousa Sep 1, 2017 5:19 PM 325
May 2017 Seedling Blooms by spunky1 Jun 2, 2017 6:28 AM 266
Daylily Clump photos by Seedfork Sep 21, 2017 8:09 PM 354
2017 Daylily Orders Recieved by spunky1 Nov 1, 2017 6:17 PM 339
Tiny minis by Kabby Feb 4, 2018 4:43 PM 165
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374

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