It produces its first flush of huge blooms in midseason, and then continues to rebloom all the way through fall. Add large, golden yellow flowers, a high bud count, fragrance, and a strong, healthy growth habit, and you have one excellent daylily! 6" blooms in midseason on 30-32" stems. Reblooms consistently in late season.
Flowering DateMid summer and reblooms later in the summer.
Planting InstructionsDig a hole deep enough to accommodate roots without bending them. Firm well and water thoroughly.
Winter CareNone, except to mulch the first winter if fall planted.
Flower Form6" trumpet shaped, outer petals form an exact circle.
Foliage TypeGrass-like, long and linear
Pruning TimeAfter flowering
ResistanceGood to all P & D problems
Soil RequirementWell drained soil.
PruningRemove spent flower stems. After flowering
Additional InformationA Designer Series variety, hybridized by Benzinger. Honorable Mention Award in 2001.
Unique CharactersticsFruits have a full, sweet flavor making it a very good table grape. It is also highly prized for jams and jellies and widely used in New York state and Ohio for Catawba wine and champagne. Keeps well after picking, up to late December. Exceptionally vigorous, hardy and productive. Ripens 2 weeks after Concord from late September to early October. It is the leading grape variety for American wine and juice.
Height/Habit30 - 32 inches
Growth RateModerate once established, which takes approximately 6 - 8 weeks.