Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Santa Lucia
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 36 inches
Bloom size: 7.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: red self with a yellow to green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2002

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Location: Sterrett garden VA
Date: 2010-06-26
ROCKET BOOSTER SANTA LUCIA
Location: Bowling Green, Ky 
Date: 2014-06-23

Date: 2015-06-13
ROCKET BOOSTER
Location: Greenbush, MI
Date: 2022-08-07
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Location: Saratoga, CA
Date: 2012-07-12
paired with 'Floral Carpet Coral' rose
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2003-06-28
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2008-06-12
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2002-12-25
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Location: KALAMA WA
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Location: Horse Cave, KY  Zone 6b
Date: 2016-06-19
Location: Saratoga, CA
Date: 2016-01-21
Shown are the normal form 3x3 bloom and a polymerous 4x4 bloom
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2010-08-07
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Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2007-06-16
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2017-06-21
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2008-06-09
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2009-06-20

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-08-04
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-08-04
Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-08-05

Date: 2017-06-27
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2017-06-03
Location: Bowling Green, Ky 
Date: 2013-07-14
Location: KALAMA WA
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Photo Courtesy of Cheryl's Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Location: Duluth, MN (4b)
Date: 2022-08-03
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2013-06-27
Poly bloom
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Uploaded by Casshigh
Uploaded by tgarden711
Location: Bowling Green, Ky 
Date: 2013-07-24
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2020-06-14

Photo Courtesy of Saksa Daylily Farm. Used with Permission
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Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2017-06-21

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Date: 2017-06-27
Location: Shady Rest Gardens Cartersville, Ga.
Date: 2011-06-25
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Photo Courtesy of Ellies Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-07-29
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2011-08-04
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Date: 2004-07-31
Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Eclectic Gardens. Used with Permission
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Date: 2016-07-13
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2020-06-10
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2020-06-08

Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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