Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Hansen-D.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2008
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 38 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Extra early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Bud Count: 21-25
Branching: 4-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: white with violet pattern eye above yellow green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2014

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Seeking Attention x Shock Therapy
Child plants: 54 child plants

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Common names
  • Daylily

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Location: 2015 AHS Convention GA
Date: 2015-06-12
Location: Cantonment, FL
Date: 2014-05-22
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Date: June 27, 2022
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Date: 2015-04-21
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2020-04-07
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Date: 2023-06-30
Whale Tails

Date: 2023-07-10
Location: Cantonment, FL
Date: 2013-06-01
Location: Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Date: 2010-07-06
Location: Cowansville, Quebec, Canada
Date: 2016-07-23
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Date: 2012-05-08
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Location: Cantonment, FL
Date: 2014-05-01
Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: 2019-05-15

Date: 2023-06-24
Location: Birmingham al
Location: Cowansville, Quebec, Canada
Date: 2015-07-28
Location: Shady Rest Gardens in NW Georgia
Date: 2014-06-07
Location: all photos from my gardens
Date: 2021-06-02
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Uploaded by Ladylovingdove
Location: Washington state 
Date: 6am 7/10/21
Location: My garden in zone 5/6 Indiana. 
Date: 6/3/14
Location: My garden in zone 5/6 Indiana. 
Date: 6/22/15
Location: all photos from my gardens
Date: 5/8/2020
Location: Chapin, SC
Date: 2016-05-07
Location: all photos from my gardens
Date: 2021-06-05
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Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2023-07-15
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Whale Tails') bloom
Location: Manchester, PA
Date: 2024-06-13
MINOLTA DIGITAL STILL CAMERA
Location: Cantonment, FL
Date: 2013-05-15
Location: Northern Germany
Location: Shady Rest Gardens in NW Georgia
Date: 2014-06-07
Location: all photos from my garden
Date: 2020-05-14
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2023-07-12
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Whale Tails'), close view
Uploaded by Lalambchop1
Location: Chapin, SC
Date: 2018-06-04
I had a couple poly blooms on WT this year.
Location: Chapin, SC
Date: 2016-06-19
Pod fertile!
Uploaded by Lalambchop1
Location: Cantonment, FL
Date: 2013-04-19
Location: Cantonment, FL
Date: 2013-04-19
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