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
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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Intelligent Design x Destined to See
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Plant of the Day for November 17, 2017.

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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2014-07-15
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Location: Manhattan, KSDate: 2010-06-21Handwriting on the Wall
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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: my gardenDate: 2014-07-27
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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: My gardenDate: JULY-11-2016
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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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Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-05-28Handwriting on the Wall FFO.
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2014-07-26
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Handwriting On The Wall by Betja May 17, 2014 1:36 AM 0
July 2020 blooms by Jillz Sep 13, 2020 1:49 PM 603
June 2020 seedlings by SunriseSide Jul 2, 2020 9:18 AM 293
June 2020 Blooms by Avedon Jul 11, 2020 7:46 PM 569
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June 2019 Seedlings by beckygardener Jul 2, 2019 4:45 AM 440
Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Feb 17, 2020 9:52 AM 578
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
9th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Oct 31, 2017 10:27 PM 34
What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Sep 4, 2018 9:02 AM 1,021
Karol Emmerich’s Springwood Gardens by LarryR Jun 13, 2018 11:34 PM 37
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
Hard To Do... But Out They Went by blue23rose Apr 29, 2017 7:11 PM 60
Let's talk about the color "green" by TreeClimber Jan 13, 2017 1:19 PM 75
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
What are your best cold morning openers? by Charlemagne Aug 27, 2016 12:34 PM 23

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