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Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Story
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2018
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 29 in, (73 cm)
Bloom size: 4 in, (10 cm)
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 4-way
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: Light lavender petals with pale edges and dark purple veins, cerulean blue and lavender blue blend eyezone, bright white midribs extend into white chartreuse throat, white zone on petals surrounded by blue edge, white picotee edge on petals.

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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: (Monkey Face x (Golden Hibiscus x Super Fancy Face)) x Texas Kaleidoscope

Photo used with permission from Gayle Story. www.picturetrail.com

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
How Could This Have Happened??!! by Legalily Apr 20, 2019 5:56 PM 318
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
Cristated or "bearded" Daylily in cooler climates for hybridizing- I'm in 5A WI by Cpschult Mar 17, 2019 12:25 PM 86
What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Sep 4, 2018 9:02 AM 1,021
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Jan 26, 2021 1:44 PM 6,034
Your favorite Bachman plant is? by bluegrassmom Sep 15, 2017 8:29 AM 26
June 2015 Blooms by kidfishing Jul 2, 2015 3:39 PM 635
Are you Fall planting? by bluegrassmom Oct 3, 2014 8:13 PM 26
Daylilies with huge blooms by clintbrown Aug 2, 2014 9:49 AM 43
What daylilies did you order this year? by AnnaSartin Sep 11, 2014 6:27 AM 67
Does anyone grow un-named daylilies? by beckygardener Apr 27, 2016 1:57 PM 120
Any ideas what this could be? by bxncbx Jul 22, 2013 7:52 AM 10
July Blooms 2013 by Hemlady Aug 2, 2013 1:11 PM 678
Daylily nurseries by Maryl Nov 18, 2012 10:28 PM 38
MAY 2012 Blooms by lovemyhouse Jun 10, 2012 11:08 AM 418
Bluegrass chatter by bluegrassmom May 15, 2012 4:54 PM 21

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