This dormant diploid daylily grows 24" tall and has 5.5 inch blooms. Frances is a midseason bloomer typically starting in early July and blooming into August. She is hardy in Wisconsin's northern climate. This daylily's genetics have been used to create 114 child plants that are registered in the American Daylily Society database.
American Daylily Society Awards:
- Award of Merit: 1995 - This award is given to signify that a cultivar is not only distinctive and beautiful, but also performs well over a wide geographic area.
- Honorable Mention: 1992 - The first official “stamp of approval” by the American Daylily Society where good performance goes beyond the regional level.
- Junior Citation Award: 1988 - An award given to new cultivars that appear to have outstanding qualities and distinction.
- Ida Munson Award: 1993 - A specialty award given annually for the best double flower.
- President's Cup: 1989 - The most outstanding clump seen in an ADS National Convention tour garden