Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Woods
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1967
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 38 inches
Bloom size: 5.25 inches
Bloom time: Very Late
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: flame red blend with green and gold throat

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: Diploid
Parentage: Poinsettia x Hearts Afire
Child plants: 7 child plants

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  • Daylily

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Comments:
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 23, 2013 9:14 PM concerning plant:
    I do love hotly colored daylilies and that would describe August Flame. Red with a touch of orange on this colorful flower. A simple flower form, August Flame is an early late bloomer in my garden.
  • Posted by Hazelcrestmikeb (Hazel Crest, IL - Zone 5b) on Feb 18, 2013 8:37 AM concerning plant:
    Does increase fast here.
  • Posted by nutsfordaylily (Mesa, AZ - Zone 9b) on Oct 8, 2012 10:02 AM concerning plant:
    Wonderful plant for late season color. Very bright and bold. Stands out well. Very vigorous with great increase here in zone 6b Massachusetts garden.
  • Posted by MrKGDickie (Winston-Salem, NC - Zone 7b) on Feb 10, 2020 7:52 PM concerning plant:
    Purchased from Plant Delights Nursery in July of 2014, and has been performing magnificently since.

    Plant has always been in a 5 gallon pot in my Zone 7b garden. It has shown great increase, from a few fans into a BIG clump.

    In 2019, it bloomed from July 9 through Halloween. It truly showed its status as a bud-builder, and its glowing flowers were noticeable from the street 2 lots away. This is a fantastic plant!
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