Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Sir Francis Drake') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2008
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 32 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Bud Count: 26-30
Branching: 4-way
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: bright yellow with red eye and edge
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2018

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: Morning Colors x Peppermint Delight
Child plants: 2 child plants

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'Sir Francis Drake' was a featured
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Comments:
Posted by Barbalee (Amarillo, TX - Zone 6b) on May 24, 2016 4:32 PM

The Maryott catalog notes Sire Francis Drake as rust susceptible.

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