Daylily (Hemerocallis 'April Elf') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Mercer-R.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 22 inches
Bloom size: 3.5 inches
Bloom time: Extra early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Nocturnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: squash blossom yellow tinted pumpkin self

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
Parentage: (Elves x Bee Swarm) x My Darling Clementine

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
July 2018 Seedlings by kousa Aug 4, 2018 4:01 PM 350
April 2018 Seedling Blooms by spunky1 May 7, 2018 8:04 PM 137
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2018 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2018 4:04 AM 1,088
First Seedling! by beenthere Mar 11, 2018 10:32 AM 60
Name This Daylily 2017 #3 by spunky1 Aug 17, 2017 5:13 AM 37
How do you grow daylily seeds/crosses by Scatterbrain Jul 30, 2017 6:07 AM 27
Can a Fan Produce Multiple Scapes? by kousa Aug 5, 2017 8:27 PM 52
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
Are you registering any seedlings this year (2017)? by beckygardener Jun 28, 2017 1:20 AM 6
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2017 (Closed) by Char Sep 23, 2017 5:18 AM 975
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Nov 11, 2019 8:50 AM 3,853
My Germination/Seedling Growing Experiment So Far... by amberjewel May 27, 2017 9:16 AM 6
May 2017 Seedling Blooms by spunky1 Jun 2, 2017 6:28 AM 266
March 2017 Blooms by spunky1 Apr 3, 2017 9:30 PM 52
Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2016 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2016 6:35 AM 881
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
Re-bloom Cultivars by beckygardener Oct 27, 2016 5:59 PM 595
What crosses are you doing by ediblelandscapingsc Jul 12, 2016 8:20 PM 65
Early species scapes by Weedyseedy May 12, 2016 5:12 AM 2
Scapes on newly acquired daylilies, cut or let bloom? by beckygardener May 8, 2016 10:43 AM 11

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