PlantsDaylilies→Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Purple Tarantula')

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Gossard
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2011
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 52 inches
Bloom size: 8.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 16-20
21-25
Branching: 3-way
5-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Cascade
Color description: looks like a giant tarantula, a maroon purple with a huge purple eyezone above a very 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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Smoke Scream x Skinwalker

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'Purple Tarantula' was a featured
Plant of the Day for September 9, 2021.

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Location: home garden VADate: 2013-07-03
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Location: Home garden VADate: 2013-06-16
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2017-07-11
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2017-07-02
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Photo courtesy of James Gossard of Heavenly Gardens
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Daylily of the Day 17th Poll (CLOSED) by beckygardener Aug 1, 2021 12:28 PM 20
June 2021 Daylily Blooms by spunky1 Sep 27, 2021 11:44 PM 1,055
Prettiest Faces in Your Garden by shive1 Sep 15, 2021 8:38 PM 131
July seedlings by profesora Sep 20, 2020 9:03 AM 372
June 2020 Blooms by Avedon Jul 11, 2020 7:46 PM 569
Three is not a crowd! by frankrichards16 Oct 13, 2021 7:46 PM 533
First Plants of the Season Arrived by Pat236 Aug 21, 2020 6:51 AM 237
2020 Bloom Season What is on your List? by DaylilyDazzled Oct 9, 2020 7:14 PM 1,084
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
What Were Your Top Ten Daylilies for 2017? by Char Jan 6, 2018 8:27 PM 59
Purple diploid daylilies by dayliliesrthebest Nov 3, 2017 8:57 AM 11
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
What daylilies are all of you ordering for 2016? by alwaysbehindMN Dec 20, 2015 11:41 AM 24
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWC Oct 19, 2016 8:42 PM 676
july 2015 blooms by dormantsrule May 7, 2021 5:19 PM 734
A Virtual Visit to the Bay Area Daylily Society Show and Sale by mellielong May 6, 2015 5:43 AM 12
Daylily Alphabet....Show Us Your "P's" by Hemlady Nov 28, 2021 6:15 AM 177
Popularity Poll by bluegrassmom Aug 1, 2014 5:10 PM 8
Daylily Tales - The STORIES - 2013 by daylily Oct 7, 2013 6:38 AM 12

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