Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Handwriting on the Wall') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Emmerich
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2007
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 10-15
16-20
Branching: 4-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Fertility notes: Pod difficult
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: dusty pink with wine lavender eye and edge trimmed with ivory gold filigree above yellow to light olive throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011

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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Intelligent Design x Destined to See
Child plants: 3 child plants

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'Handwriting on the Wall' was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 17, 2017.

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Location: IowaDate: 2017-06-30
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Photo courtesy of Karol Emmerich of Springwood Gardens
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Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: My garden
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Location: my gardenDate: 2013-08-28
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Location: Zone 9bDate: 2014-06-10Handwriting on the Wall teeth and gold edge.
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2014-07-15
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Location: my gardenDate: 2014-07-27
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Photo courtesy of Karol Emmerich of Springwood Gardens
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Location: Manhattan, KSDate: 2010-06-21Handwriting on the Wall
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Photo Courtesy of Keast Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2013-07-21
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Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-08-09Handwriting on the Wall bloom side view.
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Location: Zone 9bDate: 2014-06-10Handwriting on the Wall pollen.
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Location: Cantonment, FLDate: 2012-05-15
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Date: 4000-07-15
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Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-05-28Handwriting on the Wall FFO.
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Location: My gardenDate: JULY-11-2016
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread TitleLast ReplyReplies
Handwriting On The Wall by BetjaMay 17, 2014 1:36 AM0
Daylily of the Day: Handwriting on the Wall by jonNov 19, 2017 6:00 AM3
9th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardenerOct 31, 2017 10:27 PM34
Karol Emmerich’s Springwood Gardens by LarryRSep 30, 2017 5:36 PM30
July 2017 Blooms by cybersixAug 5, 2017 2:26 PM535
June 2017 Blooms by AltheabyanothernameAug 10, 2017 11:40 PM645
Hard To Do... But Out They Went by blue23roseApr 29, 2017 7:11 PM60
Let's talk about the color "green" by TreeClimberJan 13, 2017 1:19 PM75
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM1,374
What are your best cold morning openers? by CharlemagneAug 27, 2016 12:34 PM23
Seedlings for June 2016 by spunky1Jul 2, 2016 9:35 AM394
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWCOct 19, 2016 8:42 PM676
july 2015 blooms by dormantsruleAug 2, 2015 5:53 AM729
June 2015 Blooms by kidfishingJul 2, 2015 3:39 PM635
Daylily Alphabet .... Show us Your "H's" by HemladyAug 17, 2016 4:19 PM65
Hardy Patterned Daylilies by caitlinsgardenAug 7, 2014 5:38 AM34
June 2014 Blooms by SeedforkJul 2, 2014 6:59 PM675
Winter Loss by JWWCJun 10, 2014 9:40 PM183
July Blooms 2013 by HemladyAug 2, 2013 1:11 PM678
ATP Series: The Daylilies of Karol Emmerich by CharAug 15, 2014 8:24 PM31
Maryott's 2013 Introductions and Updated Website! by BetjaOct 14, 2013 8:37 AM409

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