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Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Rice-J.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2001
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 3-way
Bloom Traits: Watermark
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: violet burgundy with large chalky violet watermark above chartreuse throat

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: Vino Brillante' x Wes Kirby
Child plants: 5 child plants

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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: May31,2018Lovely bloom..slow to increase for me, zn.7
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Comments:
Posted by Dayjillymo (Weatherby, Missouri - Zone 5a) on Jul 23, 2014 2:33 PM

This has been a lovely plant for me. Meggie's Smile has increased well and reliably produced big bright beautiful blooms. It has produced good pollen and several seed pods for me. It is an early-season bloomer and I find I wish it bloomed longer through the season, but I do enjoy it while it lasts. It is a bit on the short side, but it makes a perfect front of the border plant in my garden.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Best advice you have ever received from a hybridizer... by Ahead Oct 30, 2019 1:16 PM 106
Second Daylily of the Day cultivar poll by beckygardener Nov 1, 2015 5:43 AM 42

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