The daylily Flattering Imitation was hybridized by Salter-E.H. in 2017. Flattering Imitation was hybridized by crossing (unknown × unknown). The color of Flattering Imitation can be described as dark medium rose plum with open flat form, circular eye of light lavender purple, triangular green heart, lighter lavender cream edging on petals and sepals. It is a Diploid. It blooms in (Midseason,Rebloom). It's flowers measure (4 in, (10 cm)). It has a normal scape height of (30 in, (76 cm)).