Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Morss
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1987
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 22 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 5-way
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 3.8
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: medium mauve edged buff with purple eyezone and green throat
AHS Awards: Stout Silver Medal: 1997
Award of Merit: 1995
Honorable Mention: 1992
JC: 1988
DCS: 1993

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: (Ring of Change x Tiffany Palace) x Opus One
Child plants: 198 child plants

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Date: 2011-07-10
Location: Iowa
Date: 2018-06-27
Photo by Joy
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Photo by mattsmom
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2021-06-27
Photo by Julia McCarthy, taken in my garden
Location: Robertsdale, AL
Date: 5/14/22
Morning
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-07-26
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-08-17
Location: Estonia
Date: 2021-08-01
Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.
Date: 2015-07-16
Location: Shamong, NJ
Date: 2020-06-27
The true color captured better than my last photo!
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-07-26

Date: 2021-06-16
Always afternoon?

Date: 2020-06-29
Location: Huron County, Michigan
Date: 2019-07-25
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-07-26
Location: Iowa
Date: 2018-07-04
Location: Shamong, NJ
Date: 2019-06-24
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2023-07-08
Photo by JWWC
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-07-27
In bright morning sun, shot with my Nikon

Date: 2012-03-08
Image courtesy of Charlotte's Daylily Diary. Used with permission
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Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 24, 2019
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-07-07
Always Afternoon

Date: 2005-07-11
Location: Estonia
Date: 2021-08-01
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2023-06-28
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2022-06-24
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 8, 2022
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2016-05-20

Date: 2006-03-04

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Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2017-06-25
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2021-07-07
Location: Mandan, ND
Date: 2018-07-28
Location: Robertsdale, AL
Date: 5/14/21
Morning
Location: My Garden in Janesville, WI
Date: 2014-07-12
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2023-07-23
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2023-07-24

Posted with permission and photographed by Marianne Joordens http
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2014-07-19
 7:33 pm.
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2023-08-01
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2021-06-15
Early Afternoon Image

Photo Courtesy of May's Acres Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-08-06
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-08-03
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2018-06-28

Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Date: 4000-11-09
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Photo by Betja
Location: In my garden.
Date: 2009-07-08

Photo Courtesy of Fairyscape Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Location: July, 2009--Bordines Nursery Rochester, MI
Date: 2009-09-27
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2023-07-19

Photo Courtesy of Mystic Meadows Daylily Farm. Used with Permissi
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Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2023-07-22
Location: Robertsdale, AL
Date: May 2021
Morning
Location: Robertsdale, AL
Date: May 2021
Morning
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2016-07-28
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2023-07-26
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2013-07-22
 10:22 am.
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2023-07-26
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2023-07-30
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2023-07-31
A rare but beautiful POLY bloom on Always Afternoon
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2023-08-01
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2023-07-29
A rare poly bloom on Always Afternoon!
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2023-07-15
Photo by boojum
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Date: 2022-06-19
Just got this plant this morning at Lowe's.  Have had it before a
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July13, 2021
Location: Longwood Florida
Date: 2020-06-10
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-08-02
Location: Jones OK,
Date: June 2014
Always Afternoon

Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2020-05-20

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Photo Courtesy of Nottawasaga Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2018-06-28
Location: North Carolina
Date: 2023-06-13
Always Afternoon

Date: 1980-01-01
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2017-06-25
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2014-06-27
Location: southern KY
Date: 6/6/2019
Location: southern KY
Date: 2019-06-10

photo credit: Ltshears
Location: In my garden.
Date: 2011-07-10
Location: In my garden.
Date: 2006-08-11
Location: July, 2009--Bordines Nursery, Rochester, MI
Date: 2009-09-27
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-08-03
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Location: garden of botanist Robert R. Kowal in Madison, Wisconsin
Date: June 24, 2012
photo by James Steakley

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Location: Daylily garden
Date: 2016-06-27
Location: Kent, UK
Date: 2017-07-03
Location: Wetumpka, AL
Date: 2016-05-13
Location: southern KY
Date: 2005-01-02
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 19 July 2016
Early morning sunlight highlights Always Afternoon on 19 July 201
Location: Local garden Lexington, KY
Date: 2014-06-30
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2008-07-05
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Photo by Natalie

Date: 2018-05-29
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2018-06-28
Location: Stone Mountain,GA
Date: 2015-06-16
Always Afternoon

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Date: 1999-07-01
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Location: Wentworth, NS, Canada
Date: 2016-07-18

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Date: 2012-08-06
Location: My backyard in Allentown, PA
Date: 4 June 2016
Newly arrived plant on r June 2016.
Location: Bowling Green, Ky 
Date: 2013-07-07
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2015-12-05
Photo by flowersrjen
Location: Stone Mountain,GA
Date: 2015-06-16
Always Afternoon
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Comments:
  • Posted by Legalily (Central Iowa - Zone 5a) on Sep 30, 2016 12:16 PM concerning plant:
    This is one of my first daylilies to bloom. It has been split and moved more than once and remains hardy and thrives quite well in zone 5. It has lush beautiful blooms and has extended blooms, but it depends on the weather as to whether or not it has reblooms. Last year it had several reblooms and this year none.
  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 4:35 PM concerning plant:
    Strong growing, lush foliage. Opens early and well. Very good performer, easily split up and propagated.
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Picked up three potted double fans from Lowe's. Planted two in the outer flats. Planted a third double in the side bed.
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Bloomed today and yesterday.
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Received my second order of this plant from Garden Judy on Ebay.
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Deer debudded all 5 scapes
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Scapes observed
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Dug up and donated to a northern home.
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