Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Distinction') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Bechtold
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1953
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 36 inches
Bloom time: Midseason-Late
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: YL1: Yellow light self

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

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Teach me about ploidy in daylilies...... by Paul2032 Nov 3, 2019 5:13 AM 29
August Seedlings by kousa Sep 1, 2019 12:47 PM 207
August 2019 Daylily Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Sep 4, 2019 7:37 AM 489
Dormants have started growing! by DancingGenes Jan 10, 2019 4:16 PM 43
On The Fence by spunky1 Oct 2, 2018 6:43 PM 23
How Many Here Buy Daylily Seeds on the LA and Grow Them? by kousa Feb 21, 2019 8:27 AM 160
Branches by josieskid Sep 2, 2018 9:08 AM 2
July 2018 Seedlings by kousa Aug 4, 2018 4:01 PM 350
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Nov 11, 2019 8:50 AM 3,853
June 2017 seedlings by gardenglory Jul 5, 2017 8:51 AM 319
Northern Daylily Fans: Which evergreens do well for you? by LarryR Mar 21, 2018 4:07 PM 63
A Tale of Two Purveyors of Daylilies by Charlemagne Mar 16, 2017 6:44 AM 15
Daylily fans: Show us your appliqués by LarryR Mar 19, 2017 2:39 AM 47
New daylily variety? by Blue06 Jun 26, 2016 8:35 PM 22
Re-bloom Cultivars by beckygardener Oct 27, 2016 5:59 PM 595
Paper Butterfly vs. Witch Stitchery... difference? by blue23rose Jul 4, 2016 11:17 AM 10
Do you own any surviving southern dormants? by beckygardener Mar 17, 2016 1:58 PM 76
Pics of poly blooms by GDJCB Sep 26, 2017 1:10 PM 448
Daylily rust by Suga Jan 13, 2016 5:29 PM 92
Difficult pod setters by Ahead Dec 3, 2015 2:20 PM 86

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