Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Moldovan
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1984
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Rust Resistance: Shows Resistance
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 1.5
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Halo
Watermark
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: black purple with very small silvery white watermark and silky halo above small lemon green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1992
Honorable Mention: 1989
JC: 1986

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: Tetraploid
Parentage: Houdini x Damascan Velvet
Child plants: 116 child plants

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Location: Chatham, VA
Date: 07/01/22
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2023-07-01
Location: My garden
Location: Latvia
Date: 2018-07-15
Location: Michigan-my garden
Date: 2020-07-12
Location: Lower Saxony, Germany
Date: 2022-07-20
Location: Chatham, VA
Date: 06/28/2023
Photo by touchofsky
Location: South garden
Date: July 2015
Location: Stone Mountain,GA
Date: 2015-06-13
Strutter's Ball
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2023-07-02
Location: Corner
Date: July
Location: Latvia
Date: 2017-07-30
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2021-07-31
Location: Bordines Nursery, Brighton, MI
Date: 7-2008

Date: 2018-06-30
Location: My Garden, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2016-08-09
Location: South garden
Date: July 2014

STRUTTER'S BALL
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2022-06-26
Fourth season, have managed to keep deer from eating all the buds
Location: My garden - Chicago area
Date: 2020-07-12
Photo by pinkiris
Location: Stone Mountain,GA
Date: 2015-06-16
Strutter's Ball
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-25
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2018-06-28
Location: Mark's Park (home) zone 6a
Date: 2021-07-27
Strutters Ball First year bloom
Location: all photos from my garden
Date: 2014-06-27
Location: My garden in Northwest Missouri
Date: 2010-06-24
Location: West Jefferson, North Carolina
Date: 2019-07-22
Second season
Photo by touchofsky
Location: Lake Country Gardens, Perry, Missouri 
Date: 2015-07-10
Location: Corner rock garden
Date: July 2015
Location: Lexington, KY
Date: 2014-06-23

Photo Courtesy of Fairyscape Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Photo by touchofsky

Date: 2016-08-10

Photo Courtesy of Nottawasaga Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Keast Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Date: 1999-07-01
Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission
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Location: Bordines Nursery, Brighton, MI
Date: 7-2008
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2015-07-24

Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Walnut Hill Gardens Used With Permission. Unaut
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Photo Courtesy of Alcovy Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
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Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies

Date: 2006-02-18
photo by Stan Shebs
Location: Youngsville, LA
Date: 2017-06-20
By tabbycat
Location: West side of my yard
Date: July
My absolute favorite daylily; gorgeous color, fragrant, large and
Location: Wentworth, NS, Canada
Date: 2017-08-02
Location: Stone Mountain,GA
Date: 2015-06-16
Strutter's Ball
Location: Carleton Place, Ontario Canada
Date: 2009-02-04
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Location: My garden
Date: 2019-07-02
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2009-07-25
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Photo Courtesy of Cheryl's Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Daylily Sweetheart. Used with Permission.
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Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2017-06-03
Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
Location: Lake Country Gardens, Perry, Missouri 
Date: 2015-07-04

Date: 2006-07-03
   Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
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Location: Naperville, IL
Date: July 2022

Photo Courtesy of Homestead Farms Nursery. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Garden Perennials. Used with Permission.
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Location: My day lily bed
Date: 6-14-16
First bloom of the season

Photo Courtesy of A-1 Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: Kent, UK
Date: 2012-07-23
Location: Stone Mountain,GA
Date: 2015-06-16
Strutter's Ball
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-25
This is taken at a nursery that had this particular cultivar. (Ig
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-25
This is a more mature Strutter's Ball plant, the scaping is thick
Location: Wentworth, NS, Canada
Date: 2016-07-28

Photo Courtesy of Ellies Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: Amherst, New Hampshire
Date: July
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2010-07-17
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Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
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Comments:
  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 7:38 AM concerning plant:
    Purple w/ slight chalky watermark, fine color! Great increaser and a productive plant. Award winner.
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