Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Donna Mead') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Mead-C.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 27 inches
Bloom size: 6.75 inches
Bloom time: Early
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: blood red self and green gold throat

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: Seductor x Red Volunteer
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-05-27Donna Mead bloom.
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Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-05-27Donna Mead after 12 hours in 90 degree full sun.
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Location: My YardI dislike that this photo looks so fake... smart phone not so sma
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Photo Courtesy of Wood-Eden Daylilies & Cannas. Used with Permiss
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Photo Courtesy of Merrilily Gardens. Used with Permission.
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GaNinFl On May 4, 2017 Bloomed
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September 5, 2015: Potted up (Preparations for the move, in October...)
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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May 2017 Blooms by Seedfork Jun 6, 2017 9:05 PM 458
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
Re-bloom Cultivars by beckygardener Oct 27, 2016 5:59 PM 595
May blooms 2016 by scflowers Jun 1, 2016 4:32 PM 380
Proliferations by Raven Aug 20, 2016 3:00 PM 161
Southern Hemisphere beauties 2015-16 by Gleni Aug 31, 2016 11:56 AM 838
The spring shipping begins by gardenglory Jun 5, 2015 9:27 PM 118
June 2014 Blooms by Seedfork Jul 2, 2014 6:59 PM 675
May 2014 Blooms by Betja Jul 12, 2015 3:40 PM 353
Santa's Little Helper et al by Maryl Jun 29, 2013 9:18 AM 17
LA Sellers by philljm Feb 16, 2018 7:57 PM 1,757

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