Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Petit
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2010
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 21-25
Bloom Traits: Self
Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: cream self with a green throat and pattern lavender violet eye and matching picotee and gold edge

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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: (Linda Sierra x Monday Morning Blues) x Larry Grace Seedling
Child plants: 17 child plants

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Common names
  • Daylily

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Comments:
  • Posted by adknative (Eagle Bay, New York - Zone 3b) on Jan 16, 2022 12:47 PM concerning plant:
    Easter Egg looks something like early traditions of pysanky (elaborate hand-painted Ukranian eggs), without the extreme detail - perhaps the reason for its name. I've grown 'Easter Egg' in the gardens for two years, and while it has bloomed very well for being so new, I do believe it is still becoming established and will be showier once it has another season or two.

    That said, in zone 3 gardening, Easter Egg has had no rust, no disease, and no other problems. It's fragrant and the flowers are nearly the size of my open hand. It matches perfectly with its description: "cream self with a green throat and pattern lavender violet eye and matching picotee and gold edge." Even though its blooms are consistent every time, I still find myself looking twice to see that layered colour on the tightly ruffled edge. It's beautiful.
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