Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Top of the Morning') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Whatley
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bud Count: 21-25
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: light red self above green throat

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Mohican Chiefx Tet. Dena Marie

Photo courtesy of Michael Bouman of Daylily Lay

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Comments:
Posted by mbouman (St. Peters, Missouri - Zone 6a) on Feb 14, 2012 3:31 PM

The name comes from its top branching. Oscie was gratified to see that the blossoms from those crowded buds don't collide.

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July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2019 by Char Sep 22, 2019 7:47 PM 1,705
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2019 by Char Sep 22, 2019 10:54 PM 1,215
Deadheading daylilies by Flowersgalore Jun 17, 2019 11:49 AM 6
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Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Sep 20, 2019 7:37 AM 512
May 2019 blooms by Diggerofdirt Jun 1, 2019 10:15 PM 372
April 2019 Blooms by dixiebelle426 May 16, 2019 8:46 PM 156
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
First scape of the season! by florange Apr 13, 2019 8:01 PM 52
Plantstep Love by josieskid Jun 5, 2019 9:24 AM 91
Deer Invasion (from Jan 6 2017) by spunky1 Mar 12, 2019 6:38 PM 28
Cheekwood daylilies by bagregreg Feb 25, 2019 12:49 AM 14
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Winter 2018/2019 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2019 4:26 AM 1,242

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