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.
- Fragrant flowers.
- Semi-Evergreen foliage.
- 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.