Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Christmas Is') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Yancey
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1979
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 4.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: deep Christmas red self with a green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1985
Honorable Mention: 1982
JC: 1979

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 Prairie Warrior) x (Battle Hymn x Cherry Festival)) x Cherry Festival
Child plants: 28 child plants

Photo Courtesy of Daylily Sweetheart. Used with Permission.

Garden Tour with Bobbie Brooks (lilylady)Garden Tour with Bobbie Brooks (lilylady)
June 3, 2012

I am happy to have found this delightful group of gardeners here this past winter and I participate mostly in the daylily group. Trish asked me to participate in sharing my gardens and I am happy to do so. Please enlarge all photos.

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Location: My GardensDate: July 22, 2008Out Of Space: Donated
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Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KYDate: 2015-07-16
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2013-07-14 9:25 am.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2013-08-17 12:12 pm. So incredibly bright and perky!
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2014-07-18 5:17 pm. A different look - totally rounded and curved.
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Location: Dayton, OhioDate: 2017-06-24
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Location: My Garden in Janesville, WIDate: 2014-07-24
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2014-07-18 3:37 pm. Blooms for a whole month.
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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Aug 26, 2014 10:18 PM

Hemerocallis 'Christmas Is' is very popular with gardeners because of its red color with a big striking green throat. Beautiful and a good grower.

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