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

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Chesnik-J.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1985
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 15 inches
Bloom size: 3 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Bitone or Reverse Bitone
Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: bright grape purple bitone with black eyezone and green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1988

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: Little Grapette x Baby Betsy
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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August 2019 Daylily Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Sep 4, 2019 7:37 AM 489
Need Advice re the End of the Day by tx_flower_child Jul 18, 2019 9:41 AM 9
July 2019 Seedlings by flowerpower35 Aug 3, 2019 2:03 PM 477
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Sep 23, 2019 4:10 AM 1,706
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
June 2019 Seedlings by beckygardener Jul 2, 2019 4:45 AM 440
Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Oct 15, 2019 2:47 AM 542
May 2019 blooms by Diggerofdirt Jun 1, 2019 10:15 PM 372
Name this daylily 2019 #3 by spunky1 Apr 30, 2019 6:17 PM 51
First Scape Of 2019 by Avedon Jul 6, 2019 12:09 PM 104
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2019 4:24 AM 1,145
Daylilies Received 2019 by spunky1 Apr 13, 2019 2:13 PM 113
How Could This Have Happened??!! by Legalily Apr 20, 2019 5:56 PM 318
Favorite daylily pics to help us thru winter by bluegrassmom Mar 12, 2019 6:34 AM 329
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni May 8, 2019 6:25 AM 544
September 2018 blooms by profesora Oct 2, 2018 6:44 PM 271
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
Garden name sugestions, please. by Scatterbrain Jul 12, 2018 10:09 AM 7

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