Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Night Beacon') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link:AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer:Hansen
Year of Registration or Introduction:1988
Foliage type:Evergreen
Scape height:27 inches
Bloom size:4 inches
Bloom time:Early midseason
Plant Traits:Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Rust Resistance:Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score:4.9
Bloom Form:Single
Color description:black purple with large chartreuse center and green throat
AHS Awards:Honorable Mention: 1998
JC: 1988

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness:Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers:Showy
Propagation: Seeds:Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods:Division
Child plants:6 child plants

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'Night Beacon' was a featured
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Location: My garden near LIncoln UKDate: 2008-07-27It flowered well in 2008 but hasn't flowered at all since!  It mu
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Location: Cantonment, FLDate: 2011-06-27
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Location: My GardensDate: July 2009Died Out; Seemed Weak In Zone 5a Winters
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Location: kitchenerDate: 2015-07-31
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Location: Wentworth, NS, CanadaDate: 2016-01-22
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Date: 2011-06-28
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Location: Part Shade Pittsford NYDate: 2011-07-06Front center Daylily Night Beacon with asiatic lily Landini
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-08-02Poly bloom
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Wow!1st yr.to bloom Here in North Texas. Great bud count,showy
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2014-07-03
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Location: Peterborough, ON, CanadaDate: 2015-07-18
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Location: WA
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Date: 2017-04-09New growth for the season.  Can't wait to see it bloom.
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Location: Moms GardenDate: 2017-06-11
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Location: Dayton, OhioDate: 2017-06-27
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2012-07-20
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8Date: 2012-07-19
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Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 6:29 AM

Stunning dark purple with an even darker purple black halo and wide sunburst golden throat. The excellent color pigmentation does not fade even in hot sun and the blooms open perfectly every time. Does well everywhere and a vigorous grower.

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Posted by DogsNDaylilies (SE Michigan - Zone 6a) on Jul 17, 2017 7:36 AM

There isn't ploidy information listed for this cultivar in the database (as of the time of this post), nor on the AHS database, but Night Beacon is a DIPLOID for those that are interested.

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Posted by Deebie (midstate South Carolina - Zone 8a) on Jun 8, 2017 9:41 AM

I have grown Night Beacon for a few years and it's a reliable rebloomer in my zone 8a garden. It's a lovely dark reddish purple color with a wide green throat. The bloom color is steadfast even in our hot sunny area. It's a nice addition to the front of a perennial border.

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