Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
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: 95 child plants

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'Custard Candy' was a featured
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Date: 2014-07-09
Location: My garden.
Date: Aug 21, 2010, 12:04 PM
Location: MILLBROOK ONTARIO CANADA
Date: 2013-06-22
 just fabulous plant  each and every time, STOUT METAL WINNER
Location: Repentigny (Montreal), Quebec
Date: 2014-07-23
Location: Mandan, ND
Date: 2018-07-21
Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330
Date: 2017-05-05
Fist bloom ever in my garden
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2015-07-09
Location: Castlegar
Date: July 19 2018
Grown in a bit of shade in the afternoon
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2022-06-14
Location: English Gardens, Royal Oak, MI
Date: 2010-06-12
Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122
Date: Mid season 2011
Nice northern hardy plant!!!
Location: southern KY
Date: 2005-01-01

Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
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Location: Northville, MI
Date: July 13, 2018, 11:30 AM
Location: Mexico, Missouri 
Date: 2020-06-30
Taken on an overcast morning
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2014-07-20
 1:33 pm. An amazing filigree edging of transparent yellow.
Location: My garden.
Date: Aug 8, 2010, 10:36 AM
Photo by pinkiris

Photo Courtesy of Fairyscape Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Location: My garden in Aurora, Ontario zone 5b

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Spring Fever Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Location: southern KY
Date: 6/22/2019
Location: Home
Date: 2016-07-09
Location: Georgetown, KY
Date: July 2015
Taken at Jackie & Dan Canner's garden.

Date: 1980-01-01
Location: Dreamy Daylilies - Chatham-Kent, Ontario   5b
Date: 2013-07-02

Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies

Date: 2018-06-27
Location: Saratoga Springs NY
Date: 2014-07-21
Custard Candy

Date: 2006-07-16
Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: Milton, NY
Date: 2022-08-03
Location: Coatesville Indiana
Date: 2016-06-20
Location: Coatesville Indiana
Date: 2016-06-20
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Location: Vermont
Date: 2008-07-24
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2021-06-15

Date: 2020-07-01
Location: Enid, Oklahoma
Date: 2014-06-19
Location: Wentworth, NS, Canada
Date: 2016-07-27
last bloom '16
Location: North Carolina
Date: 2022-07-07
Custard Candy

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Photo by kimkats
Location: Jacksonville, TX
Date: 2012-05-09

Date: 2008-07-05
Posted with permission and photographed by Jim Healey http://www.
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Location: Meadowlark Botanical Garden, Fairfax, Virginia (May 2022)
Date: 2022-05-01

Date: 2014-06-26

Date: 2012-04-08
Image courtesy of Charlotte's Daylily Diary. Used with permission
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Photo Courtesy of Spring Fever Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Date: 2000-06-24
Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission
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Photo Courtesy of Alcovy Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
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Photo courtesy of Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
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Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
Location: Wetumpka, AL
Date: 2016-06-03

Date: 2018-06-27

Photo Courtesy of E and B Farm Used with Permission
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Location: English Gardens, Royal Oak, MI
Date: 2010-06-12
Location: English Gardens, Royal Oak, MI
Date: 2010-06-12
Location: Local garden Lexington, KY
Date: 2014-06-30

Photo Courtesy of A La Carte Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Date: 2006-07-13
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Date: August
credit: Paul Paradis
Comments:
  • Posted by adknative (Eagle Bay, New York - Zone 3b) on Jan 14, 2022 12:50 PM concerning plant:
    I have had Custard Candy growing here, zone 3, for nearly ten years. It blooms reliably every year... though, oddly, some years the 'cream yellow with maroon eyezone' of its description is more peach (or blushed with pink) with a more burgundy eyezone.

    I have yet to figure out what is different when it shows more pink-ish ... I have not moved it, the soil / compost I add to all the gardens never really changes; perhaps this 'colour-change' or shift towards pink might represent a dryer / wetter year (?) than average - but if so, it is not a truly notable weather shift where I could say definitively, "Oh yes: in dry years it goes peach / pink and in wet years it's more creamy-yellow" (or vice-versa).

    Regardless as to which way the colour tints, the pattern is stable and Custard Candy is short enough to move towards the edge of a border where it shows up beautifully, so it's great that it blooms well every year.
  • Posted by mcash70 (Near Kamloops, BC, Canada - Zone 3a) on Sep 29, 2011 6:13 PM concerning plant:
    Custard Candy has done very well in my zone 3a garden, its hardy, has multiplied very well, lovely blooms.
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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.
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First scape ever on this plant in my garden.
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