Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Carney
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1967
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason-Late
Plant Traits: Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: milk chocolate shade of brown
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2000

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: 20 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

'Milk Chocolate' was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 16, 2019.
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Chocolate anyone?
Location: Chatham, VA
Date: 06/28/2023

Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Pruden of Lily House
Location: my garden
The many 'faces' of Milk Chocolate
Location: Kalama, Wa.
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Location: Garden of eScapes, Bellevue KY
Date: 6/18/16
Date: June 2010
 YES it really looks like light chocolate
Location: North Carolina (Triad), US
Date: 2018-06-16
Location: KALAMA WA
Date: 2018-07-14
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Photo by jkporter

Photo Courtesy of Red Lane Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Date: 2013-09-21
Location: Middle Tennessee
Date: 7/10/2011

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2019-08-01
photo credit: Robert Duval
Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
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Location: Lenora, Kansas
Date: July 15, 2019
Milk Chocolate, multi blooms.
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 7-2008

Photo Courtesy of Daylily Sweetheart. Used with Permission.
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Courtesy of Quarles Daylilies Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Daredevil Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Windy Ridge Farm. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Mystic Meadows Daylily Farm. Used with Permissi
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Date: 2008-06-12
Posted with permission and photographed by Marifrances Hiltz http
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Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 7-2008
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2005-07-20
  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Feb 2, 2012 7:18 AM concerning plant:
    This daylily has performed admirably here without fading if grown where it is slightly protected from afternoon sun.
  • Posted by p3bog (North Carolina (Triad) USA - Zone 7b) on Jul 25, 2018 9:51 PM concerning plant:
    Comment: Very slow to acclimate for me (zone 7b) but once it did, it thrived.
    The fans I bought online were small and two of the three fans died the next spring. Healthier plants might grow faster. Bought in September 2015, started growing well in 2017, didn't bloom until 2018. Had several fans and plenty of nice blooms at that time.
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