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Daylily 'Frosting On The Cake'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Frosting On The Cake
Hybridized by E. Shooter
Registered or introduced: 2008
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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:

Midseason (M)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:




Color Patterns:


Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)



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

Portsmouth, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:


On Jun 27, 2015, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Rose pink strawberry with cream midrib above huge blazing chartreuse throat.


On Sep 19, 2011, themikesmom wrote:

'Frosting on the Cake' 36in. tall scapes, 7in. flower, MidSeason, Reb, Frag, Nocturnal, Extended Bloomtime, Semi-Evergreen, Diploid, Watermark, Cream Midribs. I saw this 2009 Marietta Gardens Intoduction from Elizabeth Shooter growing this June at Marietta Gardens when my son and I drove down to see John and Faye. It is one of their most beautiful large pink daylilies to date in my opinion. I liked the name of the plant as when I was in 6th grade in the early 1960's my brother and me had a german shepard who everytime my mother would bake a cake, he would sneak in her kitchen and try to lick the frosting off the cake as soon as she left the room, as he thought if he did that as oppose to taking a big bite out of it,she wouldn't know the difference and he wouldnt get scolded. 'Frosting on t... read more