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Mar 1, 2016 6:01 PM CST
'Purple Pinwheel' is a dormant diploid introduced in 1985 by Kennedy. (No further information known about this hybridizer.)
Purple Pinwheel is an early to mid-season Bitone or Reverse Bitone bloomer. It has earned the Honorable Mention: 1988 AHS Award. It has 6 registered children: http://garden.org/plants/parentage/12721/
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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Purple Pinwheel') .
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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Purple Pinwheel')
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Mar 2, 2016 6:52 PM CST
|'Purple Pinwheel' is a very old daylily in my garden. It's one of the first I planted years ago. It blooms every summer, mid summer in my Vermont garden. Bloom size about 4 1/2 ", and its a diploid, bitone. In my garden the bloom is purple, not a black purple, with a slightly darker eye, and chartreuse throat. The white midrib markings on the petals distinguishes the bloom and creates that pinwheel effect.
Mar 3, 2016 12:50 PM CST
|Even though I have Purple Pinwheel, I haven't had it very long, so don't really know much about it as far as rust, increase, branching, or bud count. I just know I love the color and since it is a bitone, so much the better!
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