Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Desdemona') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Kirchhoff-D.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1984
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 20 inches
Bloom size: 4.25 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Watermark
Bloom Form: Double
Color description: blend of magenta, orchid and rose with grayed watermark above yellow green throat

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Nagasaki x Arpeggio
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2009-09-14
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: Mid Summer
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Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 5:55 PM

Needs a few years to establish, but once it does it's a great performer. Though not listed as a rebloomer, most years it does in my garden.

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