Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Apps
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1982
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 18 inches
Bloom size: 2.75 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Nocturnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 3.5
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: bright red self with yellow green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1987
Honorable Mention: 1984
DFM: 1985
FS: 1987

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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: sdlg x Little Grapette
Child plants: 67 child plants

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Location: Lower Saxony, Germany
Date: 2016-07-27

Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Pruden of Lily House

Date: 2011-05-31
Location: Charleston, SC
Date: 2023-06-09
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 1, 2021
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2022-06-23
Location: Iowa
Location: Menton, France
Date: 2018-07-13
Location: Naperville, IL
Date: July 2020
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date: 2022-06-20
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Date: 2015-07-10
Location: Chatham, VA
Date: 06/24/22
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 24, 2022
Location: Minnesota 
Date: July 2022
Location: My Gardens
Date: July 2009
Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565
Date: 2016-07-01
Location: Menton, France
Date: 2018-07-13
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2017-07-30

Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
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Location: Wentworth, NS, Canada
Date: 2016-01-22
Uploaded by Jason_Halonen

Image courtesy of Charlotte's Daylily Diary. Used with permission
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Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date: 2022-06-26
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2015-08-02
Hemerocallis 'Pardon Me', 2015
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-08-17
Location: Home
Date: 2016-07-07
Location: Tennille Georgia
Date: 7/3023
2nd bloom on plant

Date: 2018-07-02
Location: In my garden, Falls Church, VA
Date: 2018-04-13
First time growing these daylilies
Location: Menton, France
Date: 2016-07-29
Location: WA
Pictures cannot do this little one justice!
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-08-05
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: Mid Summer
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Location: My Garden, Zone 6a
Date: 2012-07-13
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2010-06-27
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-08-11
Pardon Me
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Location: National Botanical Garden, DC, Virginia :) | May, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2018-08-12
Location: Fairfax, VA | October 2022
Date: 2022-10-24
Maybe it'll jump into my cart if it's still here in the spring.
Uploaded by robertduval14
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2015-08-01
Location: Youngsville, LA
Date: 2017-06-20
By tabbycat

Date: 2002-08-16
Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-08-17
Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
Location: Kent, UK
Date: 2011-07-20
Location: Corner
Date: July
Location: My Gardens
Date: August 4, 2014
Close Up View In Moderate Shade
Location: Lexington, KY
Date: 2015-06-23
Location: My Garden, Zone 6a
Date: 2009-07-10

Date: 2008-07-31
Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565
Date: 2016-07-01
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2017-07-12
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-10
Location: La Crescenta, CA
Date: 2017-07-01
Location: La Crescenta, CA
Date: 2017-07-01

Photo Courtesy of Nottawasaga Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-08-17
Location: my garden
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date: 2022-06-20
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2018-07-29
photo credit: Robert Duval
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: Mid Summer
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Lincoln NE (5b)
Date: 2016-07-31

Photo Courtesy of A-1 Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: SE Michigan
Date: July 2015
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-22
Location: My Garden, Zone 6a
Date: 2009-07-10

Date: 2007-06-08
Posted with permission and photographed by Tanarae Tomlinson http
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Date: 1999-07-01
Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission
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Date: 2011-06-06

Photo Courtesy of May's Acres Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: Lexington, KY
Date: 2014-06-23
Location: Clarksville, TN
Date: 2017-06-27
Location: Roby, TX 
Date: June 18, 2013
Daylily Pardon Me
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-01
My very first bloom on a brand new plant this year - love it.
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2016-07-20
FFO 2016

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: Stockbridge, GA
Date: 2014-08-06
(Quarter for scale)
Location: Enid, Oklahoma
Date: 2013-07-02
Location: Mason, New Hampshire
Date: 2019-08-01
photo credit: Robert Duval
Location: My Garden, Zone 6a
Date: 2005-07-22
Location: My Garden, Zone 6a
Date: 2005-07-22

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Comments:
  • Posted by csandt (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jul 1, 2016 12:03 PM concerning plant:
    Very reliable blooms, even in the very dry soil of my hilltop garden.
  • Posted by robertduval14 (Milford, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Mar 21, 2014 7:29 PM concerning plant:
    By far my most consistent "red." This thing performs like a champ year after year in total disregard for what the season's weather is like from year to year. Flowers almost never hang up, showing great form, and their color saturation is excellent. A total charmer of a plant in the garden.
  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 6:44 AM concerning plant:
    Bright red self with yellow green throat.
    One of all time famous Daylilies and one of the best minis. Always a delight with a mass display of soft red blooms which open well and are weather resistant. Cast iron constitution. Very susceptible to rust.
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piksihk On September 5, 2015 Transplanted
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Friesfan1 On October 19, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Have had this plant quite awhile. Never had any nice blooms from it. I had one bloom a couple of years ago. Moved this plant to a new location.
CiCi On June 27, 2023 Bloomed
SunriseSide On July 14, 2021 Bloomed
FFOE after xplant to MI
SuperHappyCamper On February 10, 2022 Obtained plant
Purchased from WM.
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