Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Phantasy Sapphire') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Biaglow
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1992
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 7.25 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: blue purple and lavender with creamy white eyezone above green throat

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
Parentage: Vintage Wine x Chinese Temple Flower
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Central Ohio, zone 5/6Date: 2001-06-11
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Comments:
Posted by daylily on Jun 27, 2014 8:33 AM

I bought this cultivar from Jim Biaglow shortly after it was introduced and grew it for many, many years. What a spectacular clump it makes! I wish I still grew it. Huge lavender purple flowers with appliqué throat. I remember the impressive scapes having very nice branching and lots of buds. I used to visit Jim's garden every summer multiple times while he was still living, and there were often many other visitors there as well. Phantasy Sapphire, although unlike Jim's other wide-petaled, ruffled, edged seedlings and introductions, always drew lots of favorable comments.

In my garden, I planted Spiritual Corridor next to it because the first time I saw it at Jim's they were planted side by side, and they make a wonderful combination.

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