Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Dragon King') in the Daylilies Database

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AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Kirchhoff-D.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1992
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 22 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 3.5
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Sculpted Form - Pleated
Single
Color description: mandarin red self with vivid green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2001
Honorable Mention: 1997
JC: 1993
ESB: 2009

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
Parentage: Study in Scarlet x Anastasia
Child plants: 41 child plants

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'Dragon King' was a featured
Plant of the Day for October 10, 2016.

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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2015-11-23
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Date: 2011-07-29
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Location: VermontDate: 2014-08-04
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2015-07-16
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2016-01-17
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2017-07-07
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Location: Omaha, NebraskaDate: 2015-06-30
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Location: Omaha, NebraskaDate: 2016-07-09
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2017-08-03
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, Australia
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