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Daylily 'Highland Lord'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Highland Lord
Hybridized by Munson
Registered or introduced: 1983
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18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 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

Bloom Time:

Late Midseason (MLa)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:


Color Patterns:


Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)



Awards (if applicable):

Ida Munson Award (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

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:

Tuskegee, Alabama

Blythe, California

Miccosukee Cpo, Florida

Washington, Illinois

Anderson, Indiana

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Barbourville, Kentucky

Hebron, Kentucky

Lebanon, Maine

Ellicott City, Maryland

Hughesville, Maryland

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Auburn, New Hampshire

Apex, North Carolina

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Morehead City, North Carolina

Coshocton, Ohio

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Freedom, Pennsylvania

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Toone, Tennessee

Richmond, Texas

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Madison, Wisconsin

River Falls, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Sep 28, 2016, Cen from Hughesville, MD wrote:

I though I had fully dug the one out and given it to my daughter who like it. Unfortunately, like the per-verbal bad penny, it is back. Must have left a bit. Oh well. What I don't like: I get single, partial doubles, doubles, and nearly full thirds. Ick.


On Feb 28, 2012, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

A very nice, double daylily. Blooms in July in my garden.


On Jun 16, 2010, littlelamb from Virginia Beach, VA (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have this daylily planted in part shade and is quite beautiful. I planted it back in April and it's been blooming for a week now. So far, it's quite content where it's located with the amount of light and near a Red Maple tree. The color is beautiful when it first opens up but near the end of the day it looks alittle worn...but still beautiful... :)


On Jun 11, 2008, snowleopard77 from Apex, NC (Zone 8a) wrote:

I must have this in the wrong location because it is not performing well for me, 2 years and this is the first time I have been able to get it to bloom, but now that it is blooming I am amazed at it


On Jan 12, 2008, Mainer from Durham, ME (Zone 3a) wrote:

Not only survived the winter but bloomed it's first bloom. A double red tet that that actually survives in Maine. I am impressed.


On Sep 4, 2007, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

This DL has bloomed 2-3 times this year but I was not able to capture its beauty til today. Excellent double red.


On Nov 7, 2002, FLGator from Valdosta, GA wrote:

Excellent Red double. One of Mr. Munson's best. Multiples rapidly. A clump in bloom is outstanding and since it is a late bloomer, it comes when others have slowed.