Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Africa') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Kropf-Tankesley-Clarke
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1987
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 27 inches
Bloom size: 5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason-Late
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: deep black red self with bright tangerine orange 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
Child plants: 5 child plants

Courtesy Robin Calderon, Earlybird Daylilies

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (Part 3)Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (Part 3)
July 26, 2011

As the sun came out, my day at Hampton Court beside the River Thames was getting better, apart from the odd shower. Now I could at last get out and wander on this hallowed ground. Join me as I finish in the floral marquee and go for another trek.

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Location: Garden City, KansasDate: 2012-02-09Courtesy Robin Calderon, Earlybird Daylilies
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Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Pruden of Lily House
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Location: kitchenerDate: 2015-07-21love the orange throat!
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Location: Central MD zone 6Date: 2013-06-21
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Location: Central MD zone 6Date: 2014-06-22
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Location: Central MD zone 6Date: 2012-06-13Clump shot of Hemorocallis AFRICA blooming 6-14-12. Seed heads of
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Location: my backyard, north of Atlanta GADate: 2012-06-20Planted in late April 2012, first bloom on 6/20.  Planted in dapp
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Photo Courtesy of Lilywood Farms. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Daylily Sweetheart. Used with Permission.
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Photo courtesy of Briscos' Best Blooms. Used with permission.
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Location: Dreamy Daylilies - Chatham-Kent, Ontario   5bDate: 2013-07-19
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Location: kitchenerDate: 2015-07-21
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Comments:
Posted by kimkats (Md - Zone 6a) on Jan 2, 2012 1:55 PM

Easily set pods in my zone 6 garden, also very fertile pollen.

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Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2017 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2017 5:45 AM 1,098
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Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2017 (Closed) by Char Sep 23, 2017 5:18 AM 975

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