Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Reed
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2010
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 40 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 2-way
Bloom Form: Spider
Color description: grape purple ruffled twirling cascading spider with green throat and slender cream ribs

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
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Planet Max x Brer Rabbit's Baby
Child plants: 4 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

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Location: home garden VA
Date: 2017-07-11
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Date: 2012-08-23
Location: My garden, Baltimore MD
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Location: Home garden VA
Date: 2012-08-23
Location: Northern Germany
Date: 2016-07-11

Photo courtesy of Paul J. Owen of Slightly Different Nursery

Photo courtesy of Paul J. Owen of Slightly Different Nursery
Plant Events from our members
chelle On September 29, 2015 Transplanted
Old veggie patch. Raised bed, N side along the rail. Close to being the westernmost plant.
mom2cjemma On June 5, 2021 Miscellaneous Event
mom2cjemma On July 3, 2020 Bloomed
mom2cjemma On June 11, 2020 Miscellaneous Event
mom2cjemma On August 18, 2019 Transplanted
2nd clump from holding bed moved to side garden 2.
mom2cjemma From June 18, 2019 to July 30, 2019 Bloomed
Holding Bed
mom2cjemma On June 3, 2019 Miscellaneous Event
mom2cjemma On May 28, 2018 Transplanted
mom2cjemma On July 25, 2017 Bloomed
mom2cjemma On July 12, 2016 Obtained plant
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