Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Purple Penguin') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Gossard
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2011
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 42 inches
Bloom size: 8 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 21-25
26-30
Branching: 4-way
5-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Cascade
Color description: purple flower with a dark purple arrowhead eyezone; throat is green on petals, but white on the sepals

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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Smoke Scream x (Heavenly Angel Ice x Great Red Dragon)

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By LarryR on February 27, 2014

About three months ago, I began an odyssey that took me to places that, in my life long journey as a gardener, I never would have imagined. It all began with a daylily seedling.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Love it! by Ridesredmule Feb 28, 2012 12:01 PM 0
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWC Oct 19, 2016 8:42 PM 676
What new Daylily cultivars did you add this year. by kssmith Aug 20, 2015 8:31 AM 72
trimming down wish list - help needed! by Mayo62 Aug 9, 2015 2:35 AM 9
Early and Extra Early Daylilies by Mayo62 Aug 7, 2015 3:24 PM 18

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