Daylily (Hemerocallis 'The Dark Side') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile-Pierce
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2010
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Bud Count: 36-40
Branching: 7-way
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: cream white base, black purple eye and edge

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
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Space Warp x Tet. Peppermint Delight
Child plants: 2 child plants

First bloom ever

'The Dark Side' was a featured
Plant of the Day for July 10, 2016.

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Location: My garden round bedDate: 2020-06-01First bloom ever
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2017-06-29
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Location: My gardenDate: 2020-06-01
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Photo Courtesy of Daylilies of Brookwood. Used with Permission.
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Location: My gardenDate: 2019-03-18Two fans
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Plant Events from our members
fstins1 On September 21, 2012 Obtained plant
Pat236 On September 15, 2020 Obtained plant
Received a double fan from Kay Portice.
Pat236 On September 8, 2020 Obtained plant
Ordered a double fan from Kaye Portice for fall shipping.
Pat236 On August 14, 2020 Miscellaneous Event
Plant did not bloom in 2020 season. I hope I didn't plant over it.
Pat236 On June 3, 2018 Bloomed
First bloom ever on this plant which was received from Breeze this spring. One of my favorite color combinations.
Pat236 On March 26, 2018 Obtained plant
Received three nice fans from Breeze. Planted in a side bed.
Pat236 On May 29, 2017 Bloomed
First bloom of the season, but the bloom is low in the foliage. Hope it gets better with time.
Pat236 On June 10, 2016 Bloomed
First bloom this morning...beautiful and the purple has a velvet look about it.
Pat236 On March 29, 2016 Obtained plant
Received three fans from Breeze on the Lily Auction. Planted and now awaiting blooms.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
16th Daylily of the Day Poll (CLOSED) by beckygardener Nov 22, 2020 8:24 PM 21
Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2020 by Char Nov 26, 2020 1:02 PM 791
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Fall 2020 by Char Nov 26, 2020 12:07 PM 808
September Blooms by Diggerofdirt Oct 4, 2020 8:26 AM 280
Evergreen VS Dormant by djinnevada Aug 23, 2020 10:43 PM 11
Tall Daylily Blooms and Clumps, 2020 by frankrichards16 Sep 19, 2020 5:36 AM 31
Earwigs destroying my Day Lilys by Sadcow7girl Sep 5, 2020 9:00 PM 12
August seedlings by Diggerofdirt Sep 20, 2020 5:24 PM 122
August 2020 Blooms by Charlemagne Sep 13, 2020 8:56 AM 392
Daylily you would buy for the name by djinnevada Aug 13, 2020 8:38 PM 58
Blackest? by janwax Jul 25, 2020 4:21 PM 8
July 2020 blooms by Jillz Sep 13, 2020 1:49 PM 603
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2020 (Closed) by Char Sep 22, 2020 4:38 AM 1,725
June 2020 seedlings by SunriseSide Jul 2, 2020 9:18 AM 293
June 2020 Blooms by Avedon Jul 11, 2020 7:46 PM 569
Daylily - Ditch Lily? by BarnyQ Jun 8, 2020 4:23 PM 12
Clumps, Mini-Clumps, Multiples Anybody? by Avedon Sep 26, 2020 6:11 PM 236
The mysterious contents of my mixed pot by MrKGDickie May 10, 2020 4:18 PM 10
May 2020 Blooms by Betja Jun 3, 2020 10:35 PM 384
2020 Daylily bloom reruns by GaNinFl Jun 21, 2020 8:16 PM 24

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