Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Waves of Joy') in the Daylilies Database

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AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Trimmer
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2012
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 37 inches
Bloom size: 7.25 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Bud Count: 26-30
Branching: 2-way
Fertility: Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: Lavender blend with lavender, violet and blue violet patterned eye
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2015

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Dragonfly Dawn x Tet. Texas Kaleidoscope
Child plants: 66 child plants

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Location: 2015 AHS Convention GADate: 2015-06-13
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Location: Cantonment, FLDate: 2013-07-12
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Date: 2012-11-07Photo Courtesy of Water Mill Gardens Used with Permission
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Location: Cantonment, FLDate: 2013-06-20
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Location: Cantonment, FLDate: 2013-06-23
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Location: Phoenix, ArizonaDate: 2016-05-02
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2017-04-18New in my garden this year
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Location: Cantonment, FLDate: 2013-07-27
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2016-05-13
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2018-05-19
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2016-05-13
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Comments:
Posted by DancingGenes (Western WA - Zone 8b) on Jul 6, 2017 2:32 AM

So far, Waves of Joy isn't doing well for me. I purchased it last spring. It's one fan, with one scape (not an issue being its first year). But the biggest issue for me is that the first 4 blooms never opened, they open slightly and stop, so I haven't seen it bloom yet. I want her pollen, and pics lol
The weather has been between the mid-high 70's to mid to high 80's. Night temps in the 50's. It is in a full-sun spot. I'm wondering whether the night temps are too cool for it. Has anyone else experienced this? I've never had this issue with the other plants that I purchased at the same time as Waves Of Joy.
It's been an anticlimax for me for a week now, seeing that "it's gonna bloom tomorrow," then by 1 pm the next day, then 4pm, then 6pm, 8pm, still not opened, then it starts to wilt.
Knowing me, after I post this, I bet a bloom finally opens for me... "Crossing everything"

Update early 2019, Don't RIP Waves of Joy! What a disappointment. I won't purchase it again. It never came back after we had 2ft of snow hang around for over a week, which was very rare for us. Frustrating.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Untitled by beckygardener Jun 21, 2013 12:44 PM 1
What a beauty!!! by beckygardener Apr 3, 2014 8:07 PM 0
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June 2020 seedlings by SunriseSide Jul 2, 2020 9:18 AM 293
May 2020 Seedlings by spunky1 Jun 22, 2020 11:56 AM 217
April 2020 blooms: by Seedfork May 8, 2020 9:00 PM 160
First scape of 2020!! by florange Apr 1, 2020 7:59 AM 31
What Happens on the LA... by josieskid Feb 28, 2020 9:53 AM 881
Go south of the equator young daylily. by Gleni Feb 13, 2020 7:38 AM 544
September 2019 Daylily Blooms by Charlemagne Mar 25, 2020 10:30 AM 443
August Seedlings by kousa Sep 1, 2019 12:47 PM 207
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
June 2019 Seedlings by beckygardener Jul 2, 2019 4:45 AM 440
May 2019 seedlings by spunky1 Jun 1, 2019 7:11 PM 180
How good are you at expanding your bloom season? by lovegrillin Feb 27, 2020 3:24 PM 40
First scape of the season! by florange Apr 13, 2019 8:01 PM 52
Favorite daylily pics to help us thru winter by bluegrassmom Mar 5, 2020 8:32 PM 915
How Many Here Buy Daylily Seeds on the LA and Grow Them? by kousa Feb 21, 2019 8:27 AM 160
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni May 8, 2019 6:25 AM 544
Can't set pods thread...suggestions for success by Seedfork Sep 10, 2019 8:52 PM 110

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