Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Desire of Nations') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Emmerich
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2008
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason-Late
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 21-25
Branching: 3-way
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: grape cranberry blend with frosted blue lavender eye and dark lavender gold filigree edge above yellow to green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2016
Honorable Mention: 2012

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: ((sdlg x Tet. Lavender Blue Baby) x sdlg) x ((Regal Majesty x Clothed in Glory) x Heartbeat of Heaven)
Child plants: 34 child plants

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Location: My garden, Baltimore MDDate: 2018-08-04
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Location: After a 47 degree morning.Date: 2017-09-08
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Location: VermontDate: 2019-08-10
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Location: VermontDate: 2017-08-12
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Desire of Nations in Grove City, Ohio
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Location: Shady Rest Gardens  Cartersville, GA.Date: 2013-07-14
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2014-07-21
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Date: 2018-07-17
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Date: 2019-08-08
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Location: VermontDate: 2019-08-21
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Location: VermontDate: 2019-08-30
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Auction Bids Going Over $1,000 !!! by Betja Oct 6, 2019 1:47 PM 248
August Seedlings by kousa Sep 1, 2019 12:47 PM 207
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
14th Daylily of the Day Poll (CLOSED) by beckygardener Mar 24, 2019 4:07 PM 17
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
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
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Oct 22, 2019 11:42 AM 3,714
Wanted to Find Daylilies Spring 2017 by Charlemagne Aug 14, 2017 8:41 AM 101
Is It Tacky to Provide a Wishlist of Daylilies for Bonus to Sellers? by kousa Nov 4, 2016 8:40 AM 38
Best advice you have ever received from a hybridizer... by Ahead Sep 25, 2016 12:42 PM 75
What new Daylily cultivars did you add this year. by kssmith Aug 20, 2015 8:31 AM 72
Hybridizer Questions by beckygardener Jul 4, 2015 7:28 AM 60
Unidentified Flowering Oddities by chalyse Jun 25, 2014 5:01 PM 54
ATP Series: The Daylilies of Karol Emmerich by Char Aug 15, 2014 8:24 PM 31
Local Club Newsletters by Seedsower Oct 15, 2012 5:42 PM 6
July in Rita's Garden by Newyorkrita Aug 12, 2012 12:32 PM 314
Karol Emmerich sdlgs by dormantsrule Oct 13, 2012 9:12 PM 20

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