Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Rocket Booster') in the Daylilies Database

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AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Santa Lucia
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997
Ploidy: Tetraploid
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
Child plants: 7 child plants

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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2003-06-28
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2013-06-27Poly bloom
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2011-08-04
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