Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2004
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 34 inches
Bloom size: 9 inches
Bloom time: Extra early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Bud Count: 46 & over
Branching: 6-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Spider
Color description: cream yellow with burgundy red eye above emerald green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2013
Honorable Mention: 2010
HOS: 2011
ESB: 2013

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Wild and Wonderful x Tet. Marked by Lydia
Child plants: 44 child plants

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  • Daylily

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Photo by mattsmom
Photo by Cookies4kids
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Photo by Betja
Location: My garden
Date: July-13-2015
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2021-07-19
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: Spring 2021
Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.
Date: 2014-07-15
Location: Jones OK,
Date: June 2014
Free wheelin
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Location: white lake, Michigan
Date: 2015-07-11
Location: my garden
Location: Z:5 
Date: 2016-07-08

Taken at Maryott's Daylily Gardens
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: 2021-05-20
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Date: 2016-06-18
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Date: 2023-06-28
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: 2022-05-24
Location: central New Hampshire
Date: 2014-07-23
Gone from my garden due to slow increase
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-07-05
Location: my garden
Date: July 14, 2022
Location: My Garden
Date: 2023-07-15
Photo by DianeSeeds
Photo by Betja
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: May 24,2021
This bloom is huge..(I have large hands)
Location: Wentworth, NS, Canada
Date: 2017-07-14
Photo by jkporter
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2017-07-06
Photo by mattsmom
Photo by JWWC

Date: 2009-05-01
Posted with permission and photographed by Leslie Mauck http://ww
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Location: My garden
Date: JULY-11-2016
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2017-05-18
Location: My zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-11
Love it.

Date: 2012-01-23
Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
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Photo Courtesy of Gryphon Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: Wood County, TX
Date: 2023-06-01
FFO
Location: white lake, Michigan
Date: 2016-07-04

Date: 2021-06-14
Photo by Betja
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2008-08-09

Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Pruden of Lily House
Photo by LarryR
Photo by farmerbell
Location: Yorkville, IL
Date: 2020-07-05
Photo by Carol Bacskai

Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies
Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122
Date: Early to mid season 2011
Great plant!!!
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: 2010-06-11
Photo by Edie34
Photo by JWWC
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: 2012-05-29

Photo Courtesy of Mystic Meadows Daylily Farm. Used with Permissi
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Photo by shive1
Location: Rhode Island
Date: 2013-07-08
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2020-06-06
Location: Lower Saxony, Germany
Date: 2015-07-24
Photo by mantisOH
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: 2010-06-16
Photo by Lalambchop1

Photo Courtesy of Mr. Fancy Plants Daylily Nursery Used with Perm
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Location: Western NY
Date: 2022-07-22
Photo by Betja
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2008-08-09
Location: Coatesville Indiana 
Date: 2017-06-14
FFO

Date: 2009-04-24
Posted with permission and photographed by Leslie Mauck http://ww
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Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-08
My very first blooms on a new plant this year - I have tried to g
Location: Robertsdale, AL
Date: 5/15/21
Mid morning
Location: Robertsdale, AL
Date: 5/16/21
Afternoon

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Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2021-06-30

Photo Courtesy of Champion Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Location: Taken in my garden
Date: 2011-06-04
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Comments:
  • Posted by mattsmom (WI) on Sep 29, 2011 10:46 PM concerning plant:
    A favorite with garden visitors. HUGE, striking bloom. Very hardy & great increase here in my zone 4a garden.
Plant Events from our members
Claudia On June 14, 2017 Bloomed
I have 2 small clumps of this daylily. 1 clump since 2012 and it has a couple of scrapes on it. The second was received in 2015 in a trade. That clump has the first ever bloom for me today! Thank you Ken!
carpathiangirl On April 23, 2019 Obtained plant
bareroot
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