Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Tusk') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Trimmer-J.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2008
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 40 inches
Bloom size: 12.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 2-way
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Cascade
Color description: dark peach with dark orchid plum eye above green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2011

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: ((Mask of Eternity x Gerda Brooker) x Tet. Rainbow Spangles) x Free Wheelin'
Child plants: 5 child plants

Tusk - poly

'Tusk' was a featured
Plant of the Day for June 29, 2016.

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Location: Cantonment, FLDate: 2012-07-18
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Location: north central TexasDate: 2017-05-22A poly bloom.  Weirdly spectacular but not typical for 'Tusk' as
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Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
By Joy
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Location: north central TexasDate: 2016-04-28
By needrain
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Date: 2016-07-04
By DougSoCal
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Photo Courtesy of Water Mill Gardens Used with Permission
By vic
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Date: 2011-05-29Photo Courtesy of Mr. Fancy Plants Daylily Nursery Used with Perm
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Plant Events from our members
Pat236 On May 30, 2018 Bloomed
Nice bloom on Tusk this morning. The scape is thin and the bloom needed to be staked.
Pat236 On March 23, 2018 Obtained plant
Received as a bonus from Breeze on the Lily Auction. Planted in the back bed with Violet Lights.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
wow!! by sassafrass Jul 18, 2012 1:31 PM 1
Favorite daylily pics to help us thru winter by bluegrassmom Mar 12, 2019 6:34 AM 329
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
May 2018 Seedling Blooms by beckygardener Jun 3, 2018 6:59 AM 265
Please share photos of your sibling seedlings by scflowers Feb 21, 2019 12:00 PM 141
Rebloom, delayed bloom and quirks by needrain Oct 6, 2017 9:44 PM 79
May 2017 Blooms by Seedfork Jun 6, 2017 9:05 PM 458
Daylily Clump photos by Seedfork Sep 21, 2017 8:09 PM 354
April 2017 Blooms by GaNinFl May 1, 2017 4:25 PM 261
Let's talk about the color "green" by TreeClimber Jan 13, 2017 1:19 PM 75
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
Re-bloom Cultivars by beckygardener Oct 27, 2016 5:59 PM 595
Ugly leaves! What is it? by cybersix Jul 10, 2016 11:54 AM 45
May blooms 2016 by scflowers Jun 1, 2016 4:32 PM 380
Seedlings for May 2016 by spunky1 Jun 3, 2016 9:05 PM 236
Third Daylily of the Day cultivar poll by beckygardener Apr 30, 2016 10:09 PM 23
April Blooms 2016 by Seedfork May 3, 2016 9:09 PM 137
Early rust in the garden already by Seedfork Jul 15, 2016 9:00 AM 123
So unexpected...first scape of the year! by Seedfork May 11, 2016 7:09 AM 213

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