Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Velvet Widow') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1988
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 29 inches
Bloom size: 8 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: black red spider self with green throat

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: ((Barbarossa x Tet. Buddha) x Zorro) x Moonless Night
Child plants: 16 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Remarkable Reds by chalyse Jul 17, 2017 9:52 AM 292
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