Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Going Bananas') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Meyer-C.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2004
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 17 inches
Bloom size: 4 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Bud Count: 10-15
Branching: 3-way
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: lemon yellow self

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
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP: 17164
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Happy Returns x Brocaded Gown
Child plants: 2 child plants

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A Drought-Tolerant GardenA Drought-Tolerant Garden
By SongofJoy on February 10, 2012

The year 2011 was a violent weather year in the US, with at least 12 weather-related disasters exceeding a billion dollars in damage. Some say it was Earth's most extreme weather year since 1816. Much of the country suffered from record heat and drought . . . and so did the yards and gardens.

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Feb 2, 2012 7:12 AM

This is a great reblooming daylily that blooms almost continuously from early summer through fall and is semi-evergreen here in TN.

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Posted by ssgardener (Silver Spring, MD - Zone 7a) on Mar 10, 2013 8:20 PM

Blooms all summer long and the leaves are evergreen/semi-evergreen.

Nice pale yellow color. Doesn't seem bothered by heat, humidity or drought.

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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 23, 2013 1:31 PM

I bought Going Bananas based on the claim that it rebloomed and rebloomed all summer. Unfortunately that has not been the case in my garden. Going Bananas has never rebloomed for me. Worse yet, the flowers have very little substance so any rain showers shred the flowers to bits.

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Posted by tabbycat (Youngsville, LA - Zone 9b) on Jun 10, 2018 7:27 AM

What a blooming machine! It's bloomed all of April and May and is still blooming in June 2018. I love the creped petals and cheery clear yellow. It looks a lot like my 'Brocade Gown,' which is a slightly lighter yellow. I got it Spring 2017 in a pkg. of 15 "Rebloomers" from Gilbert Wild & Son.

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September Blooms by Diggerofdirt Sep 30, 2020 7:26 PM 262
August seedlings by Diggerofdirt Sep 20, 2020 5:24 PM 122
August 2020 Blooms by Charlemagne Sep 13, 2020 8:56 AM 392
June 2020 Blooms by Avedon Jul 11, 2020 7:46 PM 569
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OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Winter 2019/2020 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2020 4:11 AM 1,090
Rust - Please update by bobjax Nov 27, 2019 5:17 PM 21
October 2019 blooms by profesora Apr 12, 2020 1:06 PM 257
Really good yellow daylily by Ronny07 Sep 11, 2019 5:43 PM 33
September 2019 Daylily Blooms by Charlemagne Mar 25, 2020 10:30 AM 443
August Seedlings by kousa Sep 1, 2019 12:47 PM 207
August 2019 Daylily Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Sep 4, 2019 7:37 AM 489
"Reblooming" Question.. by Gareson Jul 17, 2019 3:48 PM 4
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Feb 17, 2020 9:52 AM 578
October 2018 blooms by profesora Oct 29, 2018 8:04 AM 84
How Many Here Buy Daylily Seeds on the LA and Grow Them? by kousa Feb 21, 2019 8:27 AM 160
September 2018 blooms by profesora Oct 2, 2018 6:44 PM 271
A newbie asks: Fancy, hardy, rust resistant, and CHEAP--does it exist? by FullyWashable Sep 10, 2018 5:26 PM 18

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