Daylily 'Brocaded Gown'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Brocaded Gown
Hybridized by Milliken
Registered or introduced: 1979
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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:


Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow


Color Patterns:


Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)



Awards (if applicable):

Stout Silver Medal

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Junior Citation

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hesperia, California

Cordele, Georgia

Chicago, Illinois

Nilwood, Illinois

Macy, Indiana

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Barbourville, Kentucky

Ewing, Kentucky

Durham, Maine

Lebanon, Maine

North Yarmouth, Maine

Marlborough, Massachusetts

Galesburg, Michigan

Owosso, Michigan

Waynesboro, Mississippi

Auburn, New Hampshire

Endicott, New York

Southold, New York

Concord, North Carolina

Shelby, North Carolina

Felicity, Ohio

Conway, South Carolina

Simpsonville, South Carolina

Christiana, Tennessee

Montgomery, Texas

Vidor, Texas

Smithfield, Virginia

Kalama, Washington

Holmen, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Oct 17, 2009, nwh from Chicago, IL wrote:

One of my favorites. This one has everything: really pretty color with an incredible texture and ruffles, the flowers are huge, AND it reblooms. I can see why it won the Stout medal.


On Nov 24, 2006, docturf from Conway, SC (Zone 8b) wrote:

This cultivar proved to be very vigorous in coastal South Carolina (8a) and produced 14 blooms 9 months after being planted. To date, no insect or disease problems have been noted. (docturf)


On May 16, 2002, poppysue from Westbrook, ME (Zone 5a) wrote:

Milliken 1979; Lemon-cream self with green throat, large 6 inch bloom