Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Flight of Orchids') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Reed
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2005
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 40 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 3-way
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Crispate
Color description: lavender with purple eye above green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2010

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
Parentage: sdlg x sdlg
Child plants: 9 child plants

Flight of Orchids blooms

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Location: Plainfield, NJDate: 2014-07-03Flight of Orchids blooms
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Location: home garden VADate: 2013-06-24
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Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies
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Photo Courtesy of Fairyscape Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Please share photos of your sibling seedlings by scflowers Apr 14, 2019 1:16 AM 145
Daylily hybridizers: Show us your top 5 seedlings from last year by LarryR Feb 22, 2017 7:25 PM 145
Can you pick the top 3 plants from your garden for 2016? by bluegrassmom Nov 21, 2016 4:56 AM 64
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
Hybridizing by GDJCB Dec 11, 2015 12:45 PM 60
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWC Oct 19, 2016 8:42 PM 676
Popularity Poll by bluegrassmom Aug 1, 2014 5:10 PM 8
ATP Series: The Daylilies of Jim Murphy and Margo Reed by Char Jun 16, 2018 9:44 PM 50

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