Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Drop Dead Red') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Brooks-B.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1993
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 4.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: blood red self with yellow throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1996

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
Parentage: Misha x Dominic
Child plants: one child plant

Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission

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Date: 2003-07-07Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission
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Date: 2010-03-27Courtesy of The Gardens of Sunshine Hollow Used with Permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sick Daylilies - Coastal Texas - Zone 9 by adc1947 Oct 26, 2019 4:50 PM 6
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Sep 23, 2019 4:10 AM 1,706
Deadheading daylilies by Flowersgalore Jul 4, 2019 9:17 PM 8
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2019 4:24 AM 1,145
Dormants have started growing! by DancingGenes Jan 10, 2019 4:16 PM 43
Beginner Daylily Planter - Questions, Advice, Planning Help by Verac Jul 23, 2018 9:47 AM 2
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
Need a beautiful spider daylily about 36 inches tall or that range by Sheridragonfly Feb 25, 2018 11:39 AM 6
if a dayllily has rust................ by signet Feb 22, 2018 8:33 AM 47
Trimming/tidying daylilies after flowering by Scatterbrain Jul 18, 2017 2:40 AM 17
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2017 (Closed) by Char Sep 23, 2017 5:18 AM 975
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Nov 11, 2019 8:50 AM 3,853
May 2017 Seedling Blooms by spunky1 Jun 2, 2017 6:28 AM 266
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2017 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2017 1:29 PM 1,015
Moving Daylilies and Iris in June by BigSkyDog Feb 18, 2017 11:34 AM 6
Daylily hybridizers: Show us your top 5 seedlings from last year by LarryR Feb 22, 2017 7:25 PM 145
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
Really need help iding this! Victorian Days VS Nile Plum by cybersix Jul 22, 2016 7:00 AM 15

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