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: 74 child plants

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'Mauna Loa' was a featured
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Photo by dirtdorphins
Location: Iowa

Photo courtesy of Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms
Location: my garden, Germany
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2014-07-18

Date: 2019-07-22
Location: Madison, AL
Date: 2021-06-16
Mauna Loa
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-07-06
Location: Madison, AL
Date: 2022-06-19
Mauna Loa
Location: Chateauguay, Quebec, Canada
Date: July 8, 2022
Location: Lincoln NE (5b)
Date: 2017-02-25
Location: my front yard
Date: 2014-07-04
Location: my front yard
Date: 2014-07-13
Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
Location: Gardenfish garden 
Date: June 13 2021
FFE good substance and hot color

Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2015-07-05
Location: My garden - Chicago area
Date: 2020-07-12
Location: Home
Location: 382 River Road, Pequea, PA 17565
Date: July 5, 2015
Intense and eye-catching

Image courtesy of Charlotte's Daylily Diary. Used with permission
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-07-09
Photo by MaryDurtschi

Date: 2018-07-02
Location: 382 River Road, Pequea, PA 17565
Date: July 11, 2015
Very eye-catching blooms

Posted with permission and photographed by Jim Healey http://www.
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Photo Courtesy of May's Acres Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-22
Location: Burlington, NC
Date: 2022-06-17

Date: August
credit: Paul Paradis
Location: Estonia
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-07-06
After rain.
Location: my front yard
Date: 2013-07-05

Photo Courtesy of Garfield Gardens Used with Permission
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Location: Verona Wisconsin
Date: 2020-07-09
Beauty
Location: Wentworth, NS, Canada
Date: 2016-01-17
Location: my garden
Date: 2013-07-26
Location: Bowling Green, Ky 
Date: 2014-06-25
Location: Shamong, NJ
Date: 7-10-2021 - 3:15 PM
Must-have daylily for orange lovers.

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: Belmont garden
Date: 2010-0629
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2018-06-15

Date: 1999-07-01
Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission
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Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-22
"Hemerocallis 'Mauna Loa', 2017, Amber Gold [Daylily], hem-ur -oh
Location: Hamilton, Ohio
Date: 2016-06-25
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-07-16

Photo Courtesy of Mystic Meadows Daylily Farm. Used with Permissi
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Date: 2019-07-09

Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
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Date: 2004-08-11
Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: Stone Cottage Gardens, Gladwin, MI
Date: 2006-07-16
Photo by flowersrjen
Location: Stone Cottage Gardens, Gladwin, MI
Date: 2006-07-16
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USA
Date: 2018-07-09

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Date: 2006-07-05
   Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
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Comments:
  • 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.

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