Daylily (Hemerocallis 'The Blood Is the Life') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Bachman
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2009
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 40 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Late
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bud Count: 26-30
Branching: 4-way
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Cascade
Color description: scarlet red self above yellow green throat

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
Parentage: (Pickett's Charge x Highland Spider) x (Highland Pinched Fingers x Red Suspenders)

Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission

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Date: 2011-09-03Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Photo courtesy of Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2019 by Char Sep 17, 2019 10:50 AM 1,608
How good are you at expanding your bloom season? by lovegrillin Apr 5, 2019 4:07 PM 33
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Winter 2018/2019 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2019 4:26 AM 1,242
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2018/2019 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2019 4:35 AM 1,271
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Sep 17, 2019 11:47 AM 3,364
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
What daylilies are all of you ordering for 2016? by alwaysbehindMN Dec 20, 2015 11:41 AM 24
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWC Oct 19, 2016 8:42 PM 676
Weather in your garden ~ Fall 2015 (closed) by Char Dec 21, 2015 6:14 AM 944
Lily Auction by SCDaylily Sep 12, 2015 9:47 AM 37
What new Daylily cultivars did you add this year. by kssmith Aug 20, 2015 8:31 AM 72
A Virtual Visit to the Bay Area Daylily Society Show and Sale by mellielong May 6, 2015 5:43 AM 12
Seedlings May 2013 by spunky1 Jun 2, 2013 5:30 AM 213
Local Club Newsletters by Seedsower Oct 15, 2012 5:42 PM 6
Do you care about parentage? by daylily Mar 22, 2012 7:27 AM 29
Reworking the north AHS display area by spunky1 Jan 4, 2012 9:37 PM 101
MAY 2011 Blooms by tink3472 May 31, 2011 5:26 AM 172

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