Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Santa Lucia
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 36 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 1.0
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: orange red self with yellow to green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Latin Passion x Tet. Big Apple
Child plants: 15 child plants

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  • Daylily

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Date: 2015-07-18
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Date: 2014-07-28
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Date: 2022-06-29
Desert Flame w/PM shade 94 degrees- fades
Location: Horse Cave, KY  Zone 6b
Date: 2016-07-14
Location: Warne, NC
Date: 2019-07-01
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2007-06-23
Location: University City, Missouri, zone 6
Date: June 29, 2006
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2021-07-08
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2011-06-19
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Location: Mexico, Missouri 
Date: 2021-06-24
Location: My garden, Eagle Point, Oregon
Date: 2019-07-07

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Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2011-07-06
Location: Horse Cave, KY  Zone 6b
Date: 2016-06-30
Location: Warne, NC
Date: 2019-07-10
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-07-15
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Location: 91154 Roth, Germany
Date: 2021-07-11
Beautiful in the rain
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Location: University City, Missouri, zone 6
Date: 2006-06-29
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2017-09-14

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Location: My garden, Boise, Idaho
Date: 2021-06-29
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Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2017-08-03

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Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2017-09-29
Location: My garden, Eagle Point, Oregon
Date: 2019-07-11
Location: Buford, Georgia
Date: 2019-06-13
Huge Blooms - Third year of owning this daylily
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Date: 2007-06-23
Location: Warne, NC
Date: 2020-06-30
DESERT FLAME
Location: Mt. Sterling Ky
Date: 2017-07-16
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-07-17

Date: 2019-07-16
Location: Warne, NC
Date: 2020-07-13
SANTA LUCIA
Location: Robertsdale, AL
Date: 6/22/21
Midday
Location: Warne, NC
Date: 2019-07-04
Location: Robertsdale, AL
Date: 5/17/21
Early morning almost open
Plant Events from our members
dgoddard On June 11, 2020 Bloomed
Big beautiful blooms - June, July, and into August 2020.
dgoddard On June 13, 2019 Bloomed
Big Blooms!
DeweyRooter On May 30, 2022 Bloomed
DeweyRooter On May 18, 2022 Miscellaneous Event
Observed first scapes on both plants.
DeweyRooter On October 2, 2021 Transplanted
Planted in patio bed
DeweyRooter On September 22, 2021 Obtained plant
Received 2 DFs from Ogden Station Daylilies. Potted up.
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