Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Salter
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1992
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: cream tinted pink with plum edge and plum eyezone above green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2000
Honorable Mention: 1997
JC: 1992

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Child plants: 145 child plants

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Date: 2015-06-28
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Daylily bloom (Hemerocallis 'Daring Dilemma')
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Date: July 4, 2011
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Date: July 24, 2011
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Date: 2015-06-20
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Date: 2016-05-12
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Date: June 3rd, 2014

Date: 2015-07-10
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Date: June 27, 2009
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Date: 2021-06-29
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Date: 2014-06-18

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Location: Wayneboro MS
Date: 2004-06-10
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 7-2008
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2004-07-23

Date: 2013-07-27

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Date: 2014-06-30
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Date: 2016-07-07

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Date: 2007-06-18
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Date: 2006-06-22

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