Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Pierce-C.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1980
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: pink self with green throat
AHS Awards: Stout Silver Medal: 1990
Award of Merit: 1987
Honorable Mention: 1984
PC: 1986

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: Diploid
Parentage: Quiet Melody x Janet Gayle
Child plants: 269 child plants

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  • Daylily

'Fairy Tale Pink' was a featured
Plant of the Day for May 20, 2018.
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Location: My garden in northeast Texas
Date: 2021-06-08
Wonderful Plant, Never Fails
Location:  Bronx NY
Date: July 2014
Location: Texas
Fairy Tale Pink
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 29, 2021
Location: Adirondacks
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2020-07-10
Location: in the Missouri Botanical Garden
Date: 2020-06-06
Backlit by the setting sun..................................
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 14, 2019
Uploaded by Avedon
Location: Waldoboro Maine
Date: 2019-07-31
Uploaded by blue23rose
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 6th 2020
Location: my front yard
Date: 2019-07-10
Location: Central Pennsylvania
Date: 2020-08-14
Location: Jacksonville, Texas
Date: 2015-06-18
  • Uploaded by jon
Location: all photos from my garden
Date: 2014-06-22
Location: Lexington, KY
Date: 2015-06-24
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-07-02
Uploaded by JWWC
Location: Burlington, NC
Date: 2022-06-17
Location: My Garden
Location: home
Lovely, very pale pink.  First year bloom.
Location: Mexico, Missouri 
Date: 2021-06-24
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 3, 2022
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2022-07-09

Photo Courtesy of Alcovy Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: springfield MO
Date: 2009-06-23
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
Location: Lexington, KY
Date: 2015-06-24
Location: Southeastern MN Zone 4
Date: 2012-06-29
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2016-07-26
- A pale, blush pink in the hot afternoon heat.
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-20
"Hemerocallis 'Fairy Tale Pink', 2017, Pink [Daylily], hem-ur -oh
Location: home
Date: 2014-07-25
Beautiful whisper soft pink!  Always looks good!
Uploaded by blue23rose
Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565
Date: 2016-07-24
Last 'Fairy Tale Pink' bloom in 2016
Location: Belmont garden
Date: 2007-0706
Location: an Oklahoma City garden
Date: 2020-06-08
One of the better reblooming Daylilies
Location: 382 River Road, Pequea, PA 17565
Date: July 11, 2015
Nice against a backdrop of green foliage
Location: Bronx NY
Date: Summer 2013
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia, Zone 8
Date: APRIL
Smokey's Daylily Gardens..

Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies

Date: 2004-08-16
Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: home
Date: 2014-06-28
No one should be without this daylily!  It has perfect form and s
Location: Melvindale, Michigan 48122
Date: Mid season 2011
A very nice older cultivar.
Location: home
Date: 2014-07-22
Beautiful whisper soft pink!  Always looks good!
Location: home
Date: 2014-07-22
Beautiful whisper soft pink!  Always looks good!
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-08-03
  • Uploaded by joy

Date: 2018-06-25
Location: Meadowlark Botanical Garden, Fairfax, Virginia (May 2022)
Date: 2022-05-01
Uploaded by blue23rose
Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-06-25
first bloom on a 1st year plant
Location: Belmont garden
Date: 2007-0706
Location: In my garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 06-13-2019
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Fairy Tale Pink') 002

Photo Courtesy of May's Acres Daylilies. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: southern KY
Date: 2005-01-04
Location: Bronx NY
Date: July 2014
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-07-19
Last bloom of the 2017 season
Uploaded by sooby
Uploaded by tink3472
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-08-07
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2019-07-17
Uploaded by JWWC

Photo Courtesy of E and B Farm Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Southeastern MN Zone 4
Date: 2012-06-29

Photo Courtesy of Ellies Daylilies Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-06-25

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia, Zone 8..
Date: 2013-06-17
BLOOM
Location: Lexington, KY
Date: 2014-06-23
Location: Local garden Lexington, KY
Date: 2014-06-30
Location: home
Date: 2014-06-28
This is truly a beautiful daylily!
Location: home
Date: 2014-06-24
Perfect form and good substance--a beautiful daylily!
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-20
"Hemerocallis 'Fairy Tale Pink', 2017, Pink [Daylily], hem-ur -oh
Uploaded by Natalie
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2017-07-24
Location: Chester, MA
Date: 2014-07-26
Location: home
Date: 2014-07-25
Beautiful whisper soft pink!  Always looks good!

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2018-07-14
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2011-08-03
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2003-07-12
Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: In my garden in Oklahoma City
Date: 06-08-2019
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Fairy Tale Pink') 001

Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy

Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
  • Uploaded by vic
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Comments:
  • Posted by bxncbx (NYC - Zone 7a) on Apr 19, 2018 8:30 AM concerning plant:
    Fairy Tale Pink is a very reliable bloomer. It even performs well in a small container. I had it in a narrow windowbox for years and that never stopped it from blooming. I moved it out of the windowbox a couple of years ago and it hasn't made the transition well. It still blooms but has lost fans and hasn't seemed as vigorous. I'm hoping that it does much better this year now that it has had a chance to settle in.
  • Posted by Natalie (North Central Idaho - Zone 7a) on Jul 17, 2015 10:17 PM concerning plant:
    I have always considered Fairy Tale Pink to be the perfect daylily. My favorite daylily color is pink, and this one doesn't disappoint with the color! I really love everything about it. It has bloomed very well for me in zone 5a, where I had it in partial shade, and in zone 7a, where it is in full sun. Nothing seems to bother it, and I always smile when I see it! It's perfect!
  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Aug 26, 2014 9:06 PM concerning plant:
    Hemerocallis 'Fairy Tale Pink' is a wonderful daylily. Pretty pinkish color and perfect flower when it blooms. A great grower in areas throughout the U.S.

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