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


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

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Plant Events from our members
fstins1 On September 21, 2012 Obtained plant
Pat236 On June 28, 2017 Bloomed
Big beautiful perfect bloom this morning. Love, love. love, this plant.
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 July 28, 2016 Bloomed
I got a beautiful rebloom this morning.
Pat236 On July 26, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Two more plants have buds....more blooms coming!
Pat236 On July 8, 2016 Miscellaneous Event
Noticed a new scape this morning...maybe reblooms!
Pat236 On June 13, 2016 Bloomed
Nice bloom this morning.
Pat236 On June 11, 2016 Bloomed
Double blooms this morning...nice!
Pat236 On June 10, 2016 Bloomed
First bloom this morning...beautiful and the purple has a velvet look about it.
Pat236 On June 2, 2016 Plant emerged
All three fans have scapes!
Pat236 On May 21, 2016 Plant emerged
First scape....woohoo
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
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Planting seedlings today by dixiebelle426 Feb 22, 2018 7:51 AM 40
The 10th Daylily of the Day poll by beckygardener Feb 13, 2018 12:04 AM 14
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Winter 2018 by Char Feb 21, 2018 11:44 PM 679
What Were Your Top Ten Daylilies for 2017? by Char Jan 6, 2018 8:27 PM 59
Choices by rngardnr Oct 6, 2017 2:34 PM 6
What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Feb 21, 2018 1:12 PM 490
Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2017 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2017 5:45 AM 1,098
OT~ The Porch Swing ~ Fall 2017 (Closed) by Char Dec 31, 2017 6:41 AM 984
What time is it??? by dixiebelle426 Oct 3, 2017 5:48 PM 58
Karol Emmerich’s Springwood Gardens by LarryR Jan 10, 2018 5:28 PM 34
Seedpod--what do you do when...? by Scatterbrain Sep 17, 2017 6:52 AM 19
bud bennett daylilies by Bedmaker Sep 17, 2017 11:33 AM 5
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Feb 22, 2018 7:51 AM 719
August 2017 Blooms by kousa Sep 1, 2017 5:19 PM 325
Which is your favourite small/mini purple? by Scatterbrain Feb 17, 2018 8:13 PM 134
Questions About Pollinating by Scatterbrain Jul 26, 2017 5:21 PM 25
Advice needed before ordering some early J. Gossard hybrids by csandt Jul 5, 2017 3:43 PM 1
Voles Help by dc0145a Jul 7, 2017 9:12 AM 11
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2017 (Closed) by Char Sep 23, 2017 4:40 PM 1,000

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