Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Lilac Surprise') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Benz
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 34 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Nocturnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: lavender purple self with lime green throat

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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Vintage Bordeaux x Tet. Barbara Mitchell
Child plants: 6 child plants

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Location: gladwin michiganDate: 2011-07-16beautiful bloom
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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