Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Henry-P.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1984
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 18 inches
Bloom size: 3.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: bright orchid with deep purple eyezone and green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1990
Honorable Mention: 1987
JC: 1984
ATG: 1992
DCS: 1999
FS: 1990, 1995

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
Child plants: 38 child plants

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  • Daylily

'Siloam Merle Kent' was a featured
Plant of the Day for April 13, 2017.
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Location: My Gardens
Date: August 4, 2015
Close Up View
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2013-07-05
 1:41 pm. A green inner center that glows, and wonderful veining.
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2022-07-03
Location: Maine
Date: Summer 2011
Location: Brescia, Italy
Date: 2016-08-04
Location: RavenCroft Cottage
Date: 2008-07-19 
I took this shot with my finger for scale. This is such a sweet l
Location: Arvada, Colorado zone 5
Date: June
Location: My Gardens
Date: July 22, 2009
Close Up View
Location: My Gardens
Date: July 22, 2009
Close View Of Blooms
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.
Date: 2007-07-23
 6:19 pm. Petite and charming.
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2013-07-31
 7:41 pm. Many blooms for a long season of beauty.
Location: Brescia, Italy
Date: 2016-07-02
Location: Tabby's Garden
Date: 2012-07-09
Location: RavenCroft Cottage
Date: 2009-07-30

Date: 2004-07-20
Location: Melvindale, Mi. 48122
Date: Mid season 2010
Great bloomer!!!
Location: Wentworth, NS, Canada
Date: 2016-08-11
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI (DKP)
Date: 2006-07-28

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Date: 2006-07-01
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Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-23
"Hemerocallis 'Siloam Merle Kent', 2017, Orchid [Daylily], SIGH L
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-23
"Hemerocallis 'Siloam Merle Kent', 2017, Orchid [Daylily], SIGH L
Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
Comments:
  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 7:24 AM concerning plant:
    Bright orchid with deep purple eyezone and green throat.
    A fast increaser that puts on a show.
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