Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Baby Blues') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile-G.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1990
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 20 inches
Bloom size: 2.93 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 2.0
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: pale lavender with washed gray blue eyezone edged with fuchsia line and green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1995
DFM: 1999

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)
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: (Siloam Baby Talk x Coming Out Party) x Siloam Tiny Tim
Child plants: 41 child plants

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Comments:
Posted by Scatterbrain (Yorkshire, UK - Zone 8a) on Oct 2, 2017 7:05 AM

Nice little plant. The colour tends to be more of a fleshy peach shade here rather than lavender, which isn't my favourite colour, but it is vigorous and produces lots of blooms once it is established.

Has produced pods and has fertile pollen too. In my garden it is one that sticks out the pistil before the flower opens so I have most success by pollinating it the night before the flower is going to open.

Has a very definite blue colour to the eye in colder weather, and the flower colour tends to be more of a lavender tone then. Stands up to rain and winds with no problems.

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