Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Back to Black') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Cochenour
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2011
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 4 inches
Bloom time: Midseason-Late
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 5-way
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Crispate
Color description: near black that changes to chocolate brown with black eye and cheetah pattern about 25 percent of the time, yellow throat

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Brer Rabbit's Baby x sdlg
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: Feistel-Driver garden at 2017 AHS ConventionDate: 2017-06-24
By floota
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Date: 2011-10-05Photo courtesy of Pat Cochenour
By Calif_Sue
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Location: Suffolk, VADate: 2017-07-16
By ddriver8
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jun 24, 2018 3:23 PM 410
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
Winter losses? by bluegrassmom May 27, 2018 6:28 AM 91
Weather In Your Garden ~ Spring 2018 (CLOSED) by Char Jun 21, 2018 4:04 AM 1,088
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Spring 2018 (Closed) by Char Jun 21, 2018 4:26 AM 1,248
On my labeling daylilys.... using the Brother outdoor labels in white by Sheridragonfly Feb 28, 2018 9:57 AM 8
Planting seedlings today by dixiebelle426 Apr 20, 2018 6:44 PM 70
The 10th Daylily of the Day poll (Closed) by beckygardener Feb 13, 2018 12:04 AM 14
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Winter 2018 (CLOSED) by Char Mar 20, 2018 3:49 AM 938
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2017 - 2018 (Closed) by Char Mar 20, 2018 4:02 AM 1,270
They can't be daylily seeds! by sidbarras Nov 12, 2017 12:27 PM 7
November Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Dec 1, 2017 4:17 PM 40
Dying Seedlings by dixiebelle426 Oct 25, 2017 7:27 AM 25
What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Jun 23, 2018 9:07 PM 947
Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2017 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2017 5:45 AM 1,098
Karol Emmerich’s Springwood Gardens by LarryR Jun 13, 2018 11:34 PM 37
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Apr 22, 2018 8:46 AM 802
August 2017 Blooms by kousa Sep 1, 2017 5:19 PM 325
Which is your favourite small/mini purple? by Scatterbrain Mar 12, 2018 10:53 AM 143
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535

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