Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Dances with Giraffes') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Reed
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2005
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 60 inches
Bloom size: 8 inches
Bloom time: Midseason-Late
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bud Count: 26-30
Branching: 2-way
Fertility: Pollen Fertile
Fertility notes: Difficult to set a pod, but the pollen is good.
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Cascade
Color description: gold yellow with rose peach blush eye above green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2014
Honorable Mention: 2009

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: Diploid
Child plants: 6 child plants

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American Hemerocallis Society Daylily Club: Exhibitions and MeetingsAmerican Hemerocallis Society Daylily Club: Exhibitions and Meetings
By daylily on October 13, 2012

One way to find daylilies that will grow well in your area is to attend an AHS Daylily Show.

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'Dances with Giraffes' was a featured
Plant of the Day for February 9, 2020.

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Location: home garden VADate: 2012-06-23
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Dances with Giraffes in Margo Reed's garden
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Location: Perfect Perennials daylily nursery; York, PADate: 2011-07-06
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Image Courtesy of Woodhenge Gardens Used with Permission
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Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Pruden of Lily House
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Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: southern KYDate: 2020-06-07
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Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: all photos from my gardensDate: 2019-07-26
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Red Hill by LivinEZ Aug 24, 2020 2:58 PM 2
Show me your TALL Daylilies by frankrichards16 Mar 25, 2020 5:22 PM 58
15th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Jan 12, 2020 10:26 PM 21
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Spring 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2019 4:14 AM 1,431
Untitled by petruske Feb 25, 2019 8:29 AM 13
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2018 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2018 4:04 AM 1,088
Tall daylilies by frankrichards16 Oct 28, 2018 9:41 AM 88
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Sep 20, 2020 3:02 PM 5,564
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
June Blooms 2016 by JWWC Jul 1, 2016 12:06 PM 758
I want a color by needrain Jan 8, 2016 8:53 PM 43
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWC Oct 19, 2016 8:42 PM 676
What new Daylily cultivars did you add this year. by kssmith Aug 20, 2015 8:31 AM 72
Wish List... if you could choose 3-5 new ones, what would you add? by bluegrassmom Oct 22, 2015 4:40 AM 160
For fun... but not on a desert island... by Polymerous Oct 17, 2015 4:46 PM 32
Daylily Alphabet.... Show Us Your "D's" by Hemlady Apr 24, 2020 7:53 PM 159

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