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Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1995
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 4.0
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: lavender self with green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2000

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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: White Zone x Tet. Barbara Mitchell
Child plants: 82 child plants

Full shade.

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Location:  Bronx NYDate: 2017-07-06Full shade.
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Location: Waynesboro MSDate: 2007-06-04
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Photo Courtesy of Keast Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Date: 4000-10-14
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Photo courtesy of Nate Bremer of Solaris Farms
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Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2008-06-17
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Location: Winston-Salem, NCDate: 2011-06-18
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Comments:
Posted by bxncbx (NYC - Zone 7a) on Feb 14, 2018 10:43 AM

Although registered as a dormant, this cultivar acts as a semi-evergreen for me in my northern garden. This would explain why it has not multiplied well in my garden as typically only dormant cultivars do well for me.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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