Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Lightning') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Wild
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1980
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 25 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: rich golden yellow with lighter edges and small 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

Black Walnut Trees Are Not Your EnemyBlack Walnut Trees Are Not Your Enemy
December 26, 2014

Trees are valuable and beautiful assets to the environment and to any landscape, and black walnut trees are no exception. They are lovely trees that provide delicious and nutritious nuts and one of the most valuable hardwoods. They are allelopathic, however, and many gardeners avoid them or get rid of them.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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How Could This Have Happened??!! by Legalily Feb 17, 2019 8:00 AM 162
October 2018 blooms by profesora Oct 29, 2018 8:04 AM 84
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Fall 2018 (Closed) by Char Dec 22, 2018 5:14 AM 1,101
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni Feb 19, 2019 6:38 PM 531
September 2018 blooms by profesora Oct 2, 2018 6:44 PM 271
What are the odds...hybridizing question? by Seedfork Sep 16, 2018 7:14 PM 32
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2018 (Closed) by Char Sep 25, 2018 5:06 AM 1,115
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
May 2018 Seedling Blooms by beckygardener Jun 3, 2018 6:59 AM 265
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2018 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2018 4:04 AM 1,088
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Spring 2018 (Closed) by Char Jun 21, 2018 4:26 AM 1,248
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2017 - 2018 (Closed) by Char Mar 20, 2018 4:02 AM 1,270
What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Sep 4, 2018 9:02 AM 1,021
Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2017 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2017 5:45 AM 1,098
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Jul 26, 2018 12:19 PM 816
August 2017 Blooms by kousa Sep 1, 2017 5:19 PM 325
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2017 (Closed) by Char Sep 23, 2017 5:18 AM 975
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
June 2017 seedlings by gardenglory Jul 5, 2017 8:51 AM 319

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