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
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
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Little Grapette x Baby Betsy
Child plants: 4 child plants

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Question about seedlings with "purple socks" by MrsBinWY Mar 24, 2020 11:44 AM 18
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