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
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
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

Common names
  • Daylily

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  • Posted by csandt (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Mar 1, 2022 7:54 AM concerning plant:
    I purchased Going Bananas in bloom in a pot in the summer of 2020 because of its potential for rebloom. It did not bloom in 2021, so I cannot comment on its long-term performance. Based on the comments of others, I am hopeful for its recovery in 2022.
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 23, 2013 1:31 PM concerning plant:
    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.
  • Posted by ssgardener (Silver Spring, MD - Zone 7a) on Mar 10, 2013 8:20 PM concerning plant:
    Blooms all summer long and the leaves are evergreen/semi-evergreen.

    Nice pale yellow color. Doesn't seem bothered by heat, humidity or drought.
  • Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Feb 2, 2012 7:12 AM concerning plant:
    This is a great reblooming daylily that blooms almost continuously from early summer through fall and is semi-evergreen here in TN.
  • Posted by tabbycat (Youngsville, LA - Zone 9b) on Jun 10, 2018 7:27 AM concerning plant:
    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.
Plant Events from our members
ARoseblush On July 7, 2014 Bloomed
IAgrl On June 27, 2022 Bloomed
Late freezes this year, early extreme heat with rain for weeks.
IAgrl On June 27, 2022 Bloomed
Late freezes this year, early extreme heat without rain for weeks.
tabbycat On July 15, 2022 Bloomed
Reblooming a few more flowers
tabbycat On April 22, 2022 Bloomed
1st bloom of 2022 of this favorite yellow of mine
tabbycat On July 20, 2021 Bloomed
tabbycat On April 27, 2021 Obtained plant
tabbycat On April 12, 2020 Bloomed
1st of 2020
tabbycat On April 21, 2019 Bloomed
1st of 2019 pretty yellow favorite of mine bloomed til July 1
DeweyRooter On July 9, 2022 Miscellaneous Event
Observed rebloom scapes on both plants
DeweyRooter On April 27, 2022 Bloomed
DeweyRooter On April 5, 2022 Miscellaneous Event
Saw first scapes (three). Two were nibbled off plant and were lying on ground.
DeweyRooter On October 5, 2021 Transplanted
Planted in bed by front door in front of split-leaf philodendron
DeweyRooter On September 22, 2021 Obtained plant
Received 2 DFs from Ogden Station Daylilies. Potted up.
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