Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Planet Max') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Reed
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 42 inches
Bloom size: 7 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Spider
Color description: dark purple self with lemon throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2002

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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: 44 child plants

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'Planet Max' was a featured
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, Australia
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2015-05-31
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Location: Enterprise, Al. 36330Date: 2016-06-12
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Location: In my gardenDate: 2015-07-01
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2012-06-22
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Location: Exeter, NHDate: 2012-07-18
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, Australia
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Location: In my Wisconsin, zone 4 garden.Date: 2014-08-03
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-08-04Blooming continuously for 3 1/2 weeks so far
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-08-03
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Date: 2007-07-24
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Date: 2007-07-24
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Date: 2007-06-28
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Date: 2005-08-21Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2012-06-22
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2012-06-28
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, Australia
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, Australia
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SCDate: 2017-06-11
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-08-06Last bloom of 2017 season; bloomed July 9 - August 6 (29 days).
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-07-16Second summer in my garden. First bloom of the season.
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-07-19
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2013-07-10
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Location: Wentworth, NS, CanadaDate: 2016-08-11
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-07-09
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-07-09
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-07-09
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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Sep 29, 2011 6:01 PM

This plant is a great bloom machine in my garden and one of my favorites! It makes a quick clump and looks fantastic when there are multiple blooms open at once.

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Plant Events from our members
Calif_Sue On March 25, 2015 Bloomed
beckygardener On October 4, 2015 Transplanted
Planted in raised bed.
beckygardener On July 30, 2015 Obtained plant
Received 2 fans from Miss Becky's Lily Farm. Potted up.
chelle On September 29, 2015 Transplanted
N Section of raised bed in old veggie patch, from east end to center area.
Seedfork On May 3, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
First scape on this plant for the year
Seedfork On May 30, 2017 Bloomed
First bloom on this plant this season
Seedfork On April 28, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
First scapes on this plant for the season.
Seedfork On March 18, 2016 Obtained plant
Purchased from Lilies of the Field, Dothan Al. for $7.00.
csandt On September 8, 2016 Obtained plant
carpathiangirl On September 1, 2019 Obtained plant
planted, thanks Diana!
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
How many fans do I order? by AlexInBoston Sep 8, 2019 3:51 PM 25
August Seedlings by kousa Sep 1, 2019 12:47 PM 207
July 2019 Seedlings by flowerpower35 Aug 3, 2019 2:03 PM 477
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Oct 15, 2019 2:47 AM 542
First Scape Of 2019 by Avedon Jul 6, 2019 12:09 PM 104
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni May 8, 2019 6:25 AM 544
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
Poly blooms and oddities by ShakespearesGarden Sep 16, 2019 5:30 PM 509
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
Daylily Clump Shots 2018 by Hazelcrestmikeb Oct 4, 2018 1:36 PM 198
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
Winter losses? by bluegrassmom May 27, 2018 6:28 AM 91
Purple diploid daylilies by dayliliesrthebest Nov 3, 2017 8:57 AM 11
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Jul 26, 2018 12:19 PM 816
Why do daylilies not produce blooms? by beckygardener Mar 16, 2019 12:17 PM 66
Tall daylilies by frankrichards16 Oct 28, 2018 9:41 AM 88
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
Rebloom, delayed bloom and quirks by needrain Oct 6, 2017 9:44 PM 79

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