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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Alchemist') in the Daylilies Database

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Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Murphy-J.P.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 54 inches
Bloom size: 7 inches
Bloom time: Late
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
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Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 2-way
Bloom Form: Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Cascade
Color description: light purple with yellow midrib above yellow throat with green heart

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: After Awhile Crocodile x sdlg
Child plants: one child plant

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Comments:
Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Aug 28, 2014 4:24 PM

Alchemist was one of my very first Jim Murphy intros. I had decided to expand my mostly nice andfull, round shapes with something daring and, for me, very different. Alchemist is a deep purple cascade flower. I wanted late bloomers, but unfortunately it never bloomed late for me, so after a few years it left my garden.

But, really, not blooming late here was its only fault. Otherwise, it would have stayed.

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