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: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2008-06-12
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Date: 2017-06-27
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2013-06-27Poly bloom
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2007-06-16
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-07-29
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2011-08-04
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Cat On March 31, 2014 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
Reds by Flowersgalore Jul 5, 2019 3:43 PM 13
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Nov 18, 2019 8:26 PM 568
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Spring 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2019 4:14 AM 1,431
Received Three Daylily Orders Today by Avedon Sep 20, 2018 5:49 PM 3
Poly blooms and oddities by ShakespearesGarden Nov 19, 2019 5:34 PM 528
Daylily Clump Shots 2018 by Hazelcrestmikeb Oct 4, 2018 1:36 PM 198
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
Daylily Clump photos by Seedfork Sep 21, 2017 8:09 PM 354
Pictures of Your Favorite Combo Plants for Daylilies? by Legalily Feb 10, 2017 4:27 AM 40
August Blooms 2016 by mantisOH Sep 1, 2016 11:03 PM 303
Question for the hybridizers, on midribs by Polymerous Jul 12, 2016 4:54 AM 2
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWC Oct 19, 2016 8:42 PM 676
Second Daylily of the Day cultivar poll by beckygardener Nov 1, 2015 5:43 AM 42
Starter plants, which daylilies did you begin with? Do you still have them? by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2017 4:29 PM 57
August, 2015 Blooms by ARoseblush Aug 30, 2015 8:44 PM 404
july 2015 blooms by dormantsrule Aug 2, 2015 5:53 AM 729

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