Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Purple Rain Dance') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Brown-E.C.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1989
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 29 inches
Bloom size: 5.25 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 1.7
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: deep purple self with green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1994

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Jim Watson x Super Purple
Child plants: 5 child plants

Earlier in the morning

'Purple Rain Dance' was a featured
Plant of the Day for August 17, 2017.

Photo gallery:
Location: Zone 9bDate: 2017-06-19Purple Rain Dance 7 am 87 degrees
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Date: 2011-07-07
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Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-06-23 at 6 amPurple Rain Dance FFO at 6 am.
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Date: 2011-07-19
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Photo Courtesy of Alcovy Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
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Courtesy of Quarles Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2013-06-27
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Comments:
Posted by OldGardener (So Cal - Zone 10b) on Apr 20, 2013 8:24 PM

When this daylily increases for me (zone 10), the new fans are farther from the main fan than normal (sends a new fan up to 8" away from the center point).

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Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 6:53 AM

Deep purple, saturated purple self with green throat. High bud count. Strongly recurrent. Reblooms.

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Plant Events from our members
Seedfork On May 22, 2018 Obtained plant
First bloom on this plant for the year.
Seedfork On May 3, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on this plant for the year.
Seedfork On October 13, 2017 Maintenance performed
Moved this plant to raise it up.
Seedfork On April 27, 2017 Bloomed
First bloom on this plant for the season.
Seedfork On April 22, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on this plant for the season.
Seedfork On April 15, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on this plant for the season.
Seedfork On June 17, 2015 Obtained plant
Received from Dragonfly Farms, planted the same day.
beckygardener On December 30, 2017 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Confirmed that this plant died due to damage from Hurricane Irma.
beckygardener On October 4, 2015 Transplanted
Planted in raised bed.
beckygardener On September 26, 2015 Obtained plant
(Received 4 fans from Carmen (Frillylily).
amberjewel On May 7, 2017 Obtained plant
2 fans acquired from Roycroft Daylily Nursery, planted May 2017
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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8th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Aug 13, 2017 6:08 AM 11
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Question: Leaf Streak by beckygardener Jun 13, 2017 11:59 AM 16
Which cultivars appear to exhibit rust resistance in your garden? by beckygardener May 30, 2018 9:42 AM 11

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