Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Royal Butterfly') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Dougherty
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1988
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 7 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: pink with rose eyezone and green throat
AHS Awards: 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 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: 7 child plants

Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Pruden of Lily House

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Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Pruden of Lily House
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Location: Knoxville, TN
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Location: Valley of the Daylilies in Lebanon, OH. Home of Dan and Jackie BachmanDate: 2005-07-07
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Date: 2006-07-27Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: Saratoga Springs NYDate: 2014-07-15Royal Butterfly
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Date: 2010-03-27Courtesy of The Gardens of Sunshine Hollow Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of O'Bannon Springs Daylilies. Used with Permissio
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
July 2019 Seedlings by flowerpower35 Aug 3, 2019 2:03 PM 477
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
How good are you at expanding your bloom season? by lovegrillin Apr 5, 2019 4:07 PM 33
14th Daylily of the Day Poll (CLOSED) by beckygardener Mar 24, 2019 4:07 PM 17
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
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
Moldovan and/or Woodhall daylily cultivars by mfanders Apr 7, 2018 8:59 AM 6
9th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Oct 31, 2017 10:27 PM 34
Why do daylilies not produce blooms? by beckygardener Mar 16, 2019 12:17 PM 66
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
Daylily Clump photos by Seedfork Sep 21, 2017 8:09 PM 354
Let's talk about the color "green" by TreeClimber Jan 13, 2017 1:19 PM 75
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
Re-bloom Cultivars by beckygardener Oct 27, 2016 5:59 PM 595
Is this a re-bloom scape? by beckygardener Apr 21, 2019 10:23 AM 33
I miss my babies!!! by amberjewel Jun 23, 2016 6:52 AM 15
June Blooms 2016 by JWWC Jul 1, 2016 12:06 PM 758
May blooms 2016 by scflowers Jun 1, 2016 4:32 PM 380

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