Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
||AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
|Year of Registration or Introduction:
||dark red self with light yellow throat
||Honorable Mention: 1986
General Plant Information (Edit)
||Full Sun to Partial Shade
|Minimum cold hardiness:
||Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
||Will not come true from seed
|Propagation: Other methods:
||Royal Ambassador x Baja
||42 child plants
Posted by Joy
(Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 5:59 PM concerning plant:
Prolific grower and bloomer.
Posted by adknative
(Eagle Bay, New York - Zone 3b) on Apr 4, 2022 7:08 AM concerning plant:
I've had Dominic in the gardens for more than 5 years ... which, being zone 3 here, means I consider it to be quite reliably hardy. That being said, it's also a gorgeous, deep velvety bloom. In the sun, it's a rich burgundy black-red ... when the day is overcast or the flowers are shaded, it looks nearly black.
It's always been not only pest-free but also rust-free in my gardens and has a great impact - planted near one of my Incrediball hydrangeas. When they are both blooming, the contrast is just stunning.
Posted by Fillup
(Asheville, NC - Zone 7a) on Mar 7, 2014 9:41 PM concerning plant:
Not only is Dominic perhaps my favorite daylily, it's also one of my favorite flowers, period. Its home is a place of prominence right at the bottom of the front porch steps. The whole family loves to check it out as we come and go.
Posted by DogsNDaylilies
(SE Michigan - Zone 6a) on May 19, 2018 9:53 PM concerning plant:
This daylily has such a great deep, dark red color that is absolutely gorgeous, and the velvety look/texture is wonderful, too. It makes a really pretty plant. The foliage looks really attractive when it multiplies into a clump. On the less than positive side, it does seem to be highly susceptible to aphids. I had them crawling all over it one year, but it hasn't affected the plant's performance in the least.
Posted by DeweyRooter
(southeast Georgia - Zone 8b) on Jun 8, 2022 6:57 AM concerning plant:
This one did not thrive in my zone 8b garden and was very rust-prone.
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||On August 3, 2015
||On May 23, 2015
||On August 26, 2016
Obtained from Currie's Daylily Farm. Nice beautiful plants.
||On September 6, 2021
||Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Dug up and donated to a northern home.
||On August 18, 2021
Plants had rust again. Cut back and treated with GM.
||On August 30, 2020
Received two large plants from Oakes Daylilies. Planted in bed next to first one.
||On May 29, 2020
||On March 10, 2020
Received large plant from Oakes Daylilies. Planted in bed.
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