Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Black Plush') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Connell
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1955
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 32 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Spider
Color description: velvety red black self
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2003

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: 53 child plants

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'Black Plush' was a featured
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Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KYDate: Summer 2011
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Location: my garden, GermanyDate: 2014-07-07
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Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122Date: Mid season 2011.A hardy evergreen in the north.
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Location: my garden in Germany
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Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
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Location: homeDate: 2014-07-17I've not seen it other than as a very dark red.
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Location: homeDate: 2014-07-17I've not seen it other than as a very dark red.
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-07-23
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Location: Waynesboro MS
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Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
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Date: 2003-07-29Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: Melvindale, MiDate: 6/13
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Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KYDate: 2013-12-01
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Location: Los Angeles Arboretum, Arcadia, CaliforniaDate: 2007-07-16
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Location: Garden of eScapes Bellevue KYDate: 2013-12-01
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-06-23
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2017-05-31
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-06-26
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-07-09Second summer in my garden; I love the rich, plush, velvety black
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-07-09Second summer in my garden; I love the rich, plush, velvety black
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: Jul 27, 2011 4:55 PM
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-07-21
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-07-21
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2013-26-06
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Location: kitchenerDate: 2015-08-18
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-06-23
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-06-23
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Comments:
Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 5:01 PM

A hardy, vigorous evergreen with good increase, a near-black spidery daylily. Garden Value Poll Winner

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Plant Events from our members
Claudia On June 17, 2015 Obtained plant
Just received this plant today from another ATP member. She was very generous. Have meant to add it for years & now I finally have it. Thank you Debra!
piksihk On March 16, 2016 Transplanted
HW in daylily bed
Friesfan1 On October 25, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
Plant has yet to bloom for me. Kept same location.
csandt On September 8, 2016 Obtained plant
Seedfork On May 5, 2018 Bloomed
First bloom on this plant ever in my garden.
Seedfork On April 15, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
First scape ever on this plant in my garden.
Seedfork On April 7, 2017 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Starter plants, which daylilies did you begin with? Do you still have them? by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2017 4:29 PM 57
What new Daylily cultivars did you add this year. by kssmith Aug 20, 2015 8:31 AM 72
USDA Zone 5b Favorite Daylilies by Claudia Aug 14, 2015 7:51 AM 5
Seed Harvesting Questions by DogsNDaylilies Sep 1, 2015 4:18 PM 88
Bent Black Plush Pistil and Two-Part Pistil? by DogsNDaylilies Jul 25, 2015 11:22 AM 6
Pollen question by bxncbx Jul 23, 2015 1:35 PM 12
What are your favorite older dls that are keepers? by bluegrassmom Jul 31, 2015 10:50 AM 121

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