Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Early Shirley') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Davisson-J.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 42 inches
Bloom size: 7.5 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 31-35
Branching: 5-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Watermark
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: violet purple with lighter violet watermarked eye above wide ivory to 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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Cameroon Night x (Midnight Affair x Swirling Spider)

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Comments:
Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 8, 2013 2:54 PM

I received Early Shirley as a bonus plant when I ordered daylilies from Judy Davisson. This lovely Davisson introduction blooms in tall scapes with pretty purple flowers.

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