Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Custard Candy') in the Daylilies Database

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AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1989
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 4.25 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 3.9
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: cream yellow with maroon eyezone and green throat
AHS Awards: Stout Silver Medal: 1999
Award of Merit: 1996
Honorable Mention: 1993
ATG: 1996

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: ((Chicago Picotee Queen x Byzantine Emperor) x Frandean) x Tet. Siloam Virginia Henson
Child plants: 93 child plants

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It's Daylilies Week!It's Daylilies Week!
By dave on July 18, 2015

This is it! The highly anticipated Daylilies Celebration Week! Let's open the week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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'Custard Candy' was a featured
Plant of the Day for September 5, 2015.

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Date: 2014-07-09
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Location: My garden.Date: Aug 21, 2010, 12:04 PM
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Location: Repentigny (Montreal), QuebecDate: 2014-07-23
By orijuju
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2017-05-05Fist bloom ever in my garden
By Seedfork
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Location: CastlegarDate: July 19 2018Grown in a bit of shade in the afternoon
By KatEnns
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Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122Date: Mid season 2011Nice northern hardy plant!!!
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2015-07-09
By HemNorth
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Location: southern KYDate: 2005-01-01
By alilyfan
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Location: My garden.Date: Aug 8, 2010, 10:36 AM
By mcash70
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By vic
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Photo Courtesy of Fairyscape Daylilies. Used with Permission
By Joy
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Location: My garden in Aurora, Ontario zone 5b
By acer5050
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Location: southern KYDate: 6/22/2019
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Date: 2020-07-01
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Date: 2006-07-16Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
By vic
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies
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Photo Courtesy of Spring Fever Daylilies. Used with Permission
By Joy
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Location: Dreamy Daylilies - Chatham-Kent, Ontario   5bDate: 2013-07-02
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Location: VermontDate: 2008-07-24
By Char
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2014-07-20 1:33 pm. An amazing filigree edging of transparent yellow.
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Location: Coatesville IndianaDate: 2016-06-20
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Location: Coatesville IndianaDate: 2016-06-20
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Date: 2018-06-27
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Date: 2008-07-05Posted with permission and photographed by Jim Healey http://www.
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Date: 2000-06-24Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission
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Date: 2006-07-13Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: 2012-05-09
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Date: 2012-04-08Image courtesy of Charlotte's Daylily Diary. Used with permission
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Photo Courtesy of Alcovy Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
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Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
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Photo Courtesy of A La Carte Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Spring Fever Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Location: Wentworth, NS, CanadaDate: 2016-07-27last bloom '16
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Comments:
Posted by mcash70 (Near Kamloops, BC, Canada - Zone 3a) on Sep 29, 2011 6:13 PM

Custard Candy has done very well in my zone 3a garden, its hardy, has multiplied very well, lovely blooms.

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Plant Events from our members
Cat On June 24, 2014 Bloomed
dragonfetti On March 23, 2015 Obtained plant
Gilbert H. Wild; $3.50
Seedfork On May 5, 2017 Bloomed
First bloom on this plant ever in my garden.
Seedfork On April 24, 2017 Maintenance performed
Treated for rust with Bayer 3 in 1. The plant just had a few specks, but other plants near it were looking bad so I treated it while I was doing the others.
Seedfork On April 15, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
First scape ever on this plant in my garden.
Seedfork On September 9, 2016 Obtained plant
Received from Avedon
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