Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Olallie Keith Stone's Sunset') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Darrow-C.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2015
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 4 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bud Count: 10-15
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: orange with red eyezone

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
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: unknown x unknown

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Posted by DogsNDaylilies (SE Michigan - Zone 6a) on Jun 16, 2016 6:10 PM

The registered bud count for this is 12 buds and I seem to recall confirming that average bud count with the hybridizer after seeing it bloom in my own garden; however, THIS year, it is FAR MORE than that. As of June 16th, I have four scapes with counts of 27, 32, 42, 56, for an average of about 39 buds per scape!!! I have not fertilized this plant or done anything special to it. It is in the same spot as last year, but this year it is more established and I think that has a lot to do with the substantially higher bud count. It is also a bit taller this year than last year, too.

2016 first (four) blooms appeared on Father's Day (6/19). Interesting, considering last year it's first blooms were on the Fourth of July. This plant likes to make it's appearances on holidays, it seems. :D
Last year (2015) was it's first year in my garden and the first blooms last year on Olallie Keith Stone's Sunset *were* a crimson red and, later, blooms were a bright orange... But these first four blooms this year (2016) are an unmistakeably coppery, gold-dusted color, and the petals are still highly recurved. It's gorgeous! And all four of these blooms were definitely fragrant from about 8" (give or take) away.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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My First Ever Hybridized Seedling by DogsNDaylilies Jun 30, 2017 3:31 PM 12
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
Can you pick the top 3 plants from your garden for 2016? by bluegrassmom Nov 21, 2016 4:56 AM 64
self-pollinated tetraploids by admmad Nov 17, 2019 5:55 AM 73
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
June Blooms 2016 by JWWC Jul 1, 2016 12:06 PM 758
How Are Your Seedlings Doing? by kousa Sep 7, 2016 2:44 PM 310
Does Anyone Have or Know of Diploids That Rebloom? by kousa Feb 6, 2016 9:23 PM 24
Easy pod setters by JWWC Nov 11, 2015 12:21 PM 28
2016 Introductions - Lee Pickles by Betja Oct 9, 2015 12:59 PM 7
Seed Size and Ploidy by DogsNDaylilies Oct 2, 2015 12:17 PM 16
Rebloom in the North by Hemlady Sep 7, 2015 7:44 AM 78
Seed Harvesting Questions by DogsNDaylilies Sep 1, 2015 4:18 PM 88
Bud and Branch Update Day! by DogsNDaylilies Aug 20, 2015 3:21 PM 261
Rainy Day Results by DogsNDaylilies Jul 13, 2015 5:57 AM 4
New Cultivar by DogsNDaylilies Jul 6, 2015 9:19 AM 9
july 2015 blooms by dormantsrule Aug 2, 2015 5:53 AM 729

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