Daylily (Hemerocallis 'America's Most Wanted') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Carr
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 27 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Bud Count: 31-35
Branching: 5-way
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 2.0
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Diamond Dusted
Bloom Form: Sculpted Form - Relief
Single
Color description: golden cream yellow self with a green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2003
Honorable Mention: 2000

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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Sherry Lane Carr x sdlg
Child plants: 97 child plants

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Plant of the Day for January 13, 2017.

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Location: University City, Missouri, zone 6Date: June 16, 2006
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Location: My garden, North Central IdahoDate: 6-20-2015
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2017-08-04
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Date: 2002-07-27Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: Ocala, FL
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2013-09-28
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Location: In my garden in Lenore, IDDate: 7-3-2014First flower open
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Location: My garden, North Central IdahoDate: 6-20-2015
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2011-06-09
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2011-06-19
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, Australia.
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2006-07-19
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2009-07-05
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Plant Events from our members
Seedfork On March 30, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
Found first scapes on this plant this year.
Seedfork On April 22, 2017 Bloomed
First bloom on this plant for the season.
Seedfork On March 17, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
This is the first named variety to have a scape this year 03-17-2017
Seedfork On April 20, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Observed small scape
Seedfork On March 28, 2016 Obtained plant
Ballard Daylily Garden, Slocomb Al. $5.00
mom2cjemma On July 14, 2019 Bloomed
mom2cjemma On June 20, 2019 Miscellaneous Event
Scapes
mom2cjemma On September 25, 2018 Transplanted
mom2cjemma On June 21, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
1st Scape
mom2cjemma On May 13, 2017 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Go south of the equator young daylily. by Gleni Nov 22, 2019 7:46 AM 341
April 2019 Blooms by dixiebelle426 May 16, 2019 8:46 PM 156
What is on your Popularity Poll ? by bluegrassmom Apr 21, 2019 10:30 AM 9
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni May 8, 2019 6:25 AM 544
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
Can't set pods thread...suggestions for success by Seedfork Sep 10, 2019 8:52 PM 110
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
Are you collecting seed pods and planting this year? by bluegrassmom Aug 16, 2018 8:14 PM 53
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
April 2018 Blooms by Seedfork May 12, 2018 6:17 AM 153
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Jul 26, 2018 12:19 PM 816
In need of an intervention..... by mom2cjemma May 15, 2017 3:40 AM 8
April 2017 Blooms by GaNinFl May 1, 2017 4:25 PM 261
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
5th Daylily of the Day POLL (Closed) by beckygardener Nov 12, 2016 6:34 PM 31
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
What are your high bud count cultivars? by bluegrassmom Aug 3, 2016 1:42 PM 19
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902

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