Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Roberts
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1976
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 22 inches
Bloom size: 5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 3.5
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: amber gold blend with wire edge of deep red and light green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1981

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: (Commandment x Botticelli) x (sdlg x Paprika Velvet)
Child plants: 73 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

'Mauna Loa' was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 7, 2016.
  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 5:49 AM concerning plant:
    An almost fluorescent tangerine gold blend with a striking red edge to the petals.
  • Posted by Marilyn (Kentucky - Zone 6a) on Aug 27, 2014 12:02 AM concerning plant:
    Hemerocallis 'Mauna Loa' is bright. The color is a bright orange and stands out in the garden. When you see it, you will love it.

Plant Events from our members
ShakespearesGarden On March 5, 2017 Plant emerged
#1 Five fans up from five transplanted fall 2016.
#2 Three fans up from three transplanted fall 2016.
Original planting was a double fan in 2012.
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