Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Prairie Blue Eyes') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Marsh
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1970
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 5.25 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 1.1
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: Lavender with near blue eyezone and green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1976
Honorable Mention: 1973
JC: 1970

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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Prairie Hills x Lavender Flight
Child plants: 72 child plants

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By dave on July 18, 2015

This is it! The highly anticipated Daylilies Celebration Week! Let's open the week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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'Prairie Blue Eyes' was a featured
Plant of the Day for August 18, 2016.

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Location: My garden.Date: 2010-08-26
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: 2019-06-16
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Location: Mid-Missouri, USADate: 2020-07-16Recently transplanted but still putting on a show
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Photo Courtesy of E and B Farm Used with Permission
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2015-05-31
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2008-07-30 8:00 pm. A dusky, bluey purple by evening.
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: 2019-06-16
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Location: Burlington, NCDate: 2020-06-21
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Photo Courtesy of A-1 Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Date: 2014-05-31
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C. Date: 2009-07-24 11:01 am. In the morning, the blue eye is seen.
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Location: Lenora, KansasDate: 7-10-2018
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Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122Date: Mid season 2005This plant is a very hardy evergreen in my zone 5 garden.
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Date: 2006-07-04   Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
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Photo courtesy of Daylilies of Kenefick
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Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Pruden of Lily House
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Location: Canoga Park, CaliforniaDate: 2006-06-08
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Location: northern california zone 9bDate: 2013-10-10Prairie Blue Eyes
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Location: northern california zone 9bDate: 2013-10-01Prairie Blue Eyes
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Location: Lexington, KYDate: 2014-06-22
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Location: Local garden Lexington, KYDate: 2014-06-30
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Location: my garden square bed
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Location: my garden square bedDate: 2015-05-23
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2015-06-02
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Location: Northern Illinois (Zone 5a)Date: 2017-06-28this plant was placed in shade by the prior owner, which slows th
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Date: 2018-06-27
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Location: southern KYDate: 2018-06-18
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Location: Wisconsin zone 5aDate: 2017-072-13
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Date: 2007-05-24Posted with permission and photographed by Tanarae Tomlinson http
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Date: 2011-05-04
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Date: 2003-07-29Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Date: 2009-08-15Credit Paul Paradis
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Location: Wentworth, NS, CanadaDate: 2016-08-11
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Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Mar 21, 2014 7:34 PM

Another classic daylily that still holds its own against the "latest and greatest" of today's DL's. Very fast increase on this one.

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Posted by tabbycat (Youngsville, LA - Zone 9b) on Jun 10, 2018 5:37 PM

This has turned out to be a pretty variety and a favorite. I was sent 20 free unmarked plants with an order last Spring 2017 from Gilbert Wild & Sons. Last Summer 1/2 bloomed as 'Frans Hals' and 1/2 as 'Prairie Blue Eyes'. I didn't have either, so they were a delightful surprise. This year they are established and 'Prairie' got to be 26" tall with 5" flowers with that faint bluish eye zone that I love.They are just finishing June 10th after blooming late April through all of May.

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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On September 26, 2015 Transplanted
HW
piksihk On May 23, 2015 Bloomed
robertduval14 On July 18, 2020 Bloomed
robertduval14 On July 5, 2018 Bloomed
robertduval14 On July 11, 2017 Bloomed
robertduval14 On July 24, 2016 Bloomed
value4dollars On June 1, 2014 Obtained plant
DIP
Seedfork On May 10, 2018 Bloomed
First bloom on this plant this year.
Seedfork On April 23, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on this plant for the year.
Seedfork On October 20, 2017 Maintenance performed
Moved the big clump down by the back fence and divided it. Moved up to the veg. garden area.
Seedfork On April 23, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
First scape ever on this plant.
Seedfork On April 21, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Divided into six different clumps. Replanted some, potted some to give away.
Seedfork On April 21, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
While dividing the big clump found two hidden scapes
Seedfork On March 19, 2015 Obtained plant
Obtained plant from G.H. Wild
beckygardener On April 11, 2016 Obtained plant
Received 8 fans from Regina (scflowers).
tabbycat On April 28, 2020 Bloomed
1st of 2020 W bed/ front May 1
tabbycat On May 9, 2019 Bloomed
1st of 2019 then over a month.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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July 2020 blooms by Jillz Sep 13, 2020 1:49 PM 603
June 2020 Blooms by Avedon Jul 11, 2020 7:46 PM 569
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2020 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 20, 2020 4:38 AM 1,765
Rust - Please update by bobjax Nov 27, 2019 5:17 PM 21
How to Care for Proliferations? by lovegrillin Oct 1, 2019 3:10 PM 16
August 2019 Daylily Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Sep 4, 2019 7:37 AM 489
Help Identifying by jeneev Jul 30, 2019 8:16 AM 9
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Feb 17, 2020 9:52 AM 578
Blue Daylilies by frankrichards16 Dec 21, 2018 4:08 PM 6
Do My Daylilies Need Dividing? by conniepr27 Aug 11, 2018 4:22 PM 21
Prairie blue eyes? by piksihk Aug 5, 2018 12:37 AM 5
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
Daylilies for bright shade in hot, humid climate? by scvirginia Jun 22, 2018 2:43 PM 22
White factor? by clockworkhawkins Jun 20, 2018 8:58 PM 4
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
Prairie blue eyes? by piksihk May 26, 2018 2:21 PM 5
Issue with a cross by beckygardener Jun 18, 2018 7:24 AM 10
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380

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