Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Rainbow Gold') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Peck
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1971
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 29 inches
Bloom size: 8 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: deep gold self

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
Child plants: 5 child plants

Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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September 2019 Daylily Blooms by Charlemagne Oct 4, 2019 7:15 AM 436
June 2019 Seedlings by beckygardener Jul 2, 2019 4:45 AM 440
Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Nov 18, 2019 8:26 PM 568
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni May 8, 2019 6:25 AM 544
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
My layout plan for new rectangular bed, what do you think? by lovegrillin Feb 16, 2018 5:50 PM 11
Just another newbie... by SusannesGarden Jan 15, 2019 1:04 PM 29
What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Sep 4, 2018 9:02 AM 1,021
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Jul 26, 2018 12:19 PM 816
Newbie Q: Heat (GA-Zone 7b) and Dormant type Daylilies by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 17, 2017 9:02 AM 20
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
June 2017 seedlings by gardenglory Jul 5, 2017 8:51 AM 319
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2016 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2016 6:35 AM 881
Fourth Daylily of the Day Poll ..... by beckygardener Aug 1, 2016 9:09 AM 60
May blooms 2016 by scflowers Jun 1, 2016 4:32 PM 380
Pictures of your NOID's by GDJCB Jul 27, 2016 7:53 PM 286
I want a color by needrain Jan 8, 2016 8:53 PM 43
What have been your aha! moments in collecting daylilies? by Ahead Nov 8, 2015 11:28 AM 32

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