Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Song of the Empire') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Carpenter-J.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2004
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 5.75 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 41-45
Branching: 4-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Sculpted Form - Relief
Single
Color description: gold self above green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Supreme Empire x America's Most Wanted
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Sculpted Forms: a New Look for a Favorite PerennialSculpted Forms: a New Look for a Favorite Perennial
April 23, 2012

The American Hemerocallis Society, the International Cultivar Registration Authority for the genus Hemerocallis, recognizes for registration groups of daylilies with different and distinctive flower shape as Forms. Daylily form refers to the shape or structure of the flower. Currently, there are six distinctive forms of daylilies, single, double, polymerous, spider, unusual form and the newest, sculpted form.

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Location: Phoenix, AZDate: 2011-06-01
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Location: St. Peters, Missouri, zone 6Date: July 18, 2011
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Date: 2012-05-14Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
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Location: VermontDate: 2013-08-07
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Location: Omaha, NebraskaDate: 2016-07-13
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Location: The Lily Farm near Center, TexasDate: 2015-06-10
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Location: Omaha, NebraskaDate: 2016-07-14
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Photo courtesy of Valley of the Daylilies
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