Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Mary Todd') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Fay
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1967
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 4.6
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: buff self
AHS Awards: Stout Silver Medal: 1978
Award of Merit: 1973
Honorable Mention: 1970
RCP: 1974
PC: 1972

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)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: sdlg x Crestwood Ann
Child plants: 80 child plants

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Location: My garden, North Central IdahoDate: 6-20-2015
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2020-07-09this ia very nice yellow that has a lot of blooms.
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Location: Western North CarolinaDate: Summer
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Location: My GardensDate: July 11, 2014In Partial Sunlight
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2015-07-19 8:55 am. Very fragrant - but watch out - somebody has their eye
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Location: Knoxville, TennesseeDate: 2017-06-05
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2017-07-04
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-04-28
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2018-06-30
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Date: 2011-06-25A prolific performer and increaser
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-07-18
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2010-07-11
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2009-07-26
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Date: 2011-07-19Showing the back side.
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Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: 2012-05-09
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Location: In my garden in Lenore, IDDate: 6-25-14
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Location: In my garden in Lenore, IDDate: 6-27-14
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Location: In my garden in Lenore, IDDate: 6-27-14
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Location: kitchenerDate: 2015-08-18
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Location: FloridaDate: 2016-05-05First time bloomer
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2017-07-06
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2017-07-07
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2017-07-12All the blooms were fluted today - I like it for a change!
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-04-28
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Location: 52404Date: 2018-09-15
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Location: southern KYDate: 2018-06-18
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Location: southern KYDate: 6/20/2019
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Date: 2008-06-17Posted with permission and photographed by Marifrances Hiltz http
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2010-07-25
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Date: 2002-07-27Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Date: 2014-06-05
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Comments:
Posted by sandnsea2 (Cape Cod, MA, USA - Zone 7a) on Oct 22, 2011 6:43 AM

Love this Daylily. It is a reliable, long bloomer for me both here in NC and in Mass. Everyone remarks on it and wants a division. A star!

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Posted by tugg (Kitchener , Canada - Zone 5b) on Jan 11, 2016 4:07 PM

Mary Todd is one of my favorite daylilies! It comes through every winter with no problem and I'm in zone 5b freeze/thaw. It's planted in poor soil, part shade and still it performs well every year. Love it!

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