Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Copenhaver
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1989
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 7 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Bud Builder
Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 1.4
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Edged
Edge No Eye
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: cream edged rose with green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2002
Honorable Mention: 1999
LAA: 2006
PC: 2002

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: Diploid
Parentage: Best of Friends x sdlg
Child plants: 70 child plants

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Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada (Zone 5b)
Date: 2013-07-18
Location: Québec
Date: 2021-07-17
Location: home garden VA
Date: 2013-07-12
BEAUTIFUL EDGINGS
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Location: my garden
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2020-07-22
Beautiful Edgings
Location: Cowansville, Quebec, Canada
Location: Lincoln NE (5b)
Date: 2017-08-12
Location: Maine
Date: 2022-07-18
Oldie but still beautiful
Location: Fayetteville, TN (7B)
Date: 2024-06-05
Beautiful Edgings
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2022-07-24
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Beautiful Edgings') buds and bloom
Location: Burlington, NC
Date: 2023-06-04
Beautiful Edgings
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2019-06-05
Location: Beautiful Tennessee 
Date: summer 2013
pretty flower
Location: SE Michigan
In my own garden. This is one of my favorite daylily pictures eve
Location: Beautiful Tennessee 
Date: summer 2013
a realy beautiful daylilly
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Date: 2020-06-23
Location: springfield MO
Date: 2017-06-15

Date: 2010-02-24
Image courtesy of Charlotte's Daylily Diary. Used with permission
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Location: My garden, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Date: summer, 2021
Location: My garden, North Central Idaho
Date: June 23, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
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Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Uploaded by beckygardener
Location: Jones OK,
Date: June 2014
Beautiful Edgings
Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada (Zone 5b)
Date: 2010-07-10
Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KY
Date: 2015-07-16
Uploaded by beckygardener

Date: 2010-07-20
Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my garden
Date: June 13, 2017
8 am color
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Location: Lake Country Gardens, Perry, Missouri 
Date: 2015-07-04
Location: Fayetteville, TN
Date: 2023-06-12
Early morning after a hard rain. This is the first bloom with the
Location: North Carolina
Date: 2022-06-16
Beautiful Edgings
Location: Bronx NY
Date: July 12, 2015
Full shade.
Location: Peterborough, ON, Canada
Date: 2015-07-14
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2020-07-22
Beautiful Edgings

Date: 2013-09-21
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Location: Burlington, NC
Date: 2022-06-07
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2017-06-04
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2024-06-16
Location: My garden in Missouri
Date: 2013-06-30
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2012-06-09

Posted with permission and photographed by Jim Healey http://www.
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Date: 2002-08-19
Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2012-07-14
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Location: Renfrew, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2021-07-16
Location: Saratoga, CA
Date: 2015-06-01

Date: 2020-07-04

Date: 2019-07-23
Location: Waldoboro Maine
Date: 2019-07-27

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Uploaded by Charlemagne
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Depending on weather, can be pale
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2021-7-28
daylily Beautiful Edgings
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2020-06-21
Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KY
Date: 2015-07-16
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2012-05-13
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2022-07-10
Those genes make it all the more beautiful. Gorgeous babies!
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-07-26
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Location: My garden in northeast Texas
Date: 2012-08-21
Location: 52301
Date: 7/9/2022
Location: Garland, TX
Date: 2017-05-22
Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, Australia
Date: 2014-12-03
Location: Northern Illinois (Zone 5a)
Date: 2017-07-06
Probably don't need another pic of this, but the edges are a litt

Photographed in my home Gardens
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2016-07-29
This is a bud builder, as you can see in the photo
Location: My Yard
Date: 2014-07-15

Photo Courtesy of Singing Oakes Garden
Location: My Yard
Date: 2005-08-22
Location: southern KY
Date: 6/22/2019
Location: Saratoga Springs NY
Date: 2014-07-13
Beautiful Edgings
Location: white lake, Michigan
Date: 2016-07-08
Location: Bronx NY
Date: July 2014
FFE

Date: 2019-07-07
Location: My garden in northeast Texas
Date: 2012-08-21
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2017-05-30
Uploaded by Claudia
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2010-08-09
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Location: Dayton, Ohio
Date: 2017-06-27
First blooms!
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2020-06-06
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2022-07-21
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Beautiful Edgings') bloom and buds
Location: SE Michigan
Location: In my garden.
Date: 2012-08-18
Beautiful Edgings
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-27
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Date: 2011-07-17
Location: Northern California Zone 9b
Date: 2014-06-17
Beautiful Edging scape (foreground)
Location: My Yard
Date: 2009-07-14
Location: My Yard
Date: 7-2008
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Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KY
Date: 2015-07-16
Location: Dayton, Ohio
Date: 2018-06-25

Date: 2019-07-07
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2022-06-25
Graceful even on an all-yellow day
Location: Ditchlily's Garden
Date: 2011-07-15
Beautiful Edgings
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-16
I don't get what the big deal about this plant is - it's okay to

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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, Australia
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-20
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-27

Date: 2011-07-31

   Photo Courtesy of Ellies Daylilies Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: My Yard
Date: 2009-07-14
Location: My Yard
Date: 2010-07-05

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Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-07-23
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Location: Long Island, NY 
Date: 2013-07-03

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Comments:
  • Posted by Avedon (NE Tex - Zone 8a) on Aug 23, 2012 10:27 AM concerning plant:
    Brand new to us this year, and it has never missed a beat. This is a truly fabulous daylily. It is a definite bud builder here with 45 buds on one scape and this is in August. Sure hope it continues to delight and surprise us with so many beautiful flowers.
  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Dec 16, 2011 6:18 PM concerning plant:
    I used to grow 'Beautiful Edgings' in my garden for years. It's a beautiful flower, but it grew and clumped very fast for me. As I'd divide it some, it would grow more fans in no time to fill in the space I took away. It made a large clump for me. Maybe I had it in soil that was nice and loose and well draining and that just made it want to grow fast.

    When I had to get rid of most of my Daylilies of around 400 or more, that one went too.

  • Posted by nutsfordaylily (Mesa, AZ - Zone 9b) on Oct 8, 2012 10:17 AM concerning plant:
    Gorgeous blooms on this plant. Hardy, but not very vigorous for me here in my zone 6b Massachusetts garden.
  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Jul 14, 2013 11:30 PM concerning plant:
    I've grown Beautiful Edgings for 4 or 5 years now and have yet to see much color around the edges. It must need a warmer climate for that?
  • Posted by mystlw (Ohio - Zone 6a) on Aug 21, 2018 7:52 PM concerning plant:
    This daylily is truly beautiful. I've had it for two years now, and while it doesn't multiply quickly, it really stood out this year. After a winter of several sub-zero periods, and during a summer of multiple heatwaves, most of my cultivars developed shorter scapes and fewer flowers. This was the one exception! The scapes grew to about 4 ft., and it bloomed for weeks.
    I don't know why it did so amazingly well while the others around it struggled, but it was the best part of this less-than-stellar season.
Plant Events from our members
flaflwrgrl On April 2, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
Weeded, alfalfa pellets, mulched, corn gluten pre-emergent.
flaflwrgrl On July 13, 2014 Maintenance performed
Fed alfalfa.
flaflwrgrl On May 15, 2014 Obtained plant
Planted 5/16/14. From Debra. 1 fan bare root.
Meredith79 On June 30, 2015 Miscellaneous Event
I have had this daylily for a few years. It always seems like it is about to die out in spring. Then a couple fans barely grow. I haven't had more than one or two blooms since I have had it. Last year I didn't even get one. I looked up the hybridizer and they are from LA, http://www.ahsregion13.org/his... so maybe this is why. It is weird that I bought it at a local nursery because they usually try to offer ones that are known to do well in our area.
Seedfork On April 24, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on this plant this year.
Seedfork On October 13, 2017 Maintenance performed
Clump moved and raised.
Seedfork On September 15, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
Last bloom for this season
Seedfork On April 16, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on this plant for the season.
Seedfork On April 18, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Observed first scape
Seedfork On July 7, 2015 Obtained plant
Purchased from Peace On Earth Gardens
beckygardener On October 27, 2016 Obtained plant
Received a compact clump of 14 fans from Natalie which were transplanted into a raised bed the following day. (NOTE: This is a second planting of Beautiful Edgings which is located in a different raised bed.)
beckygardener On October 4, 2015 Transplanted
Planted in raised bed.
Oct. 28, 2016 - A year later, this plant has increased to another fan and an emerging small fan.
beckygardener On July 30, 2015 Obtained plant
Received 3 fans from Miss Becky's Lily Farm. Potted up.
ShakespearesGarden On March 5, 2017 Plant emerged
8-9 fans in clump. Planted from similar sized clump in the fall (7-8) fans.
amberjewel On May 13, 2017 Obtained plant
Small clump acquired from Lake Country Daylilies, planted May 2017
Friesfan1 On September 7, 2020 Obtained plant
Received 3 fans from Indian Hill Daylilies (Dennis Christman)
KJMarionGallant On July 25, 2018 Obtained plant
CiCi On June 3, 2024 Bloomed
CiCi On June 4, 2023 Bloomed
CiCi On June 7, 2022 Bloomed
Mellis0821 On July 30, 2019 Bloomed
Mellis0821 On June 21, 2019 Obtained plant
Sterretts Garden - large double fan
UncleWill On April 5, 2020 Obtained plant
Received and planted
MrKGDickie On April 24, 2020 Obtained plant
Received plant from Teresa @bluegrassmom here on NGA; bought in her sale.
Mlbdphillips On August 22, 2021 Obtained plant
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