If you're looking for a daylily that brings height to the garden, this is a top choice! In addition to tall scapes, 'King of the Ages' boasts incredible size with 6½" flowers. The petals are a unique blend of butter-yellow, peach, and apricot (officially, a "polychrome"). With its burgundy red eye and matching red picotee edge, this will definitely fill you with awe.
Award: American Hemerocallis Society Honorable Mention 2010
Daylilies can survive many harsh conditions that other plants cannot including: polluted city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone).
Characteristics (Compared to Other Daylilies)
Midseason Bloomer, blooming in July.
Rebloomer, producing a second set of flowers.
Tetraploid with 44 chromosomes, twice as many as Diploids. Tetraploids tend to be bigger, stronger plants.
This is considered a premium daylily, which means that it has been selected as highly performing plant with exceptional bloom performance, substantive, vibrantly colored flowers, complete winter hardiness in northern zones, and a vigorous habit.