Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Swallowtail') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Wild
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1966
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 31 inches
Bloom size: 7 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: apricot blend

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

Larry's ObsessionLarry's Obsession
February 27, 2014

About three months ago, I began an odyssey that took me to places that, in my life long journey as a gardener, I never would have imagined. It all began with a daylily seedling.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2019 by Char Sep 17, 2019 7:28 PM 1,609
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2019 by Char Sep 17, 2019 10:24 AM 1,172
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2019 4:24 AM 1,145
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Spring 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2019 4:14 AM 1,431
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
Daylilies for bright shade in hot, humid climate? by scvirginia Jun 22, 2018 2:43 PM 22
The 10th Daylily of the Day poll (Closed) by beckygardener Feb 13, 2018 12:04 AM 14
What Were Your Top Ten Daylilies for 2017? by Char Jan 6, 2018 8:27 PM 59
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Sep 17, 2019 11:47 AM 3,364
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
June 2017 seedlings by gardenglory Jul 5, 2017 8:51 AM 319
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
Pics of poly blooms by GDJCB Sep 26, 2017 1:10 PM 448
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWC Oct 19, 2016 8:42 PM 676
Southern Hemisphere beauties 2015-16 by Gleni Aug 31, 2016 11:56 AM 838
What new Daylily cultivars did you add this year. by kssmith Aug 20, 2015 8:31 AM 72
Daylily Alphabet...Show Us Your "S's" by Hemlady Feb 15, 2016 10:18 PM 92

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