Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Heart of Darkness') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Dougherty-H.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1996
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 33 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: lavender with a dark purple eyezone and a 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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Child plants: one child plant

Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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July 2020 blooms by Jillz Jul 13, 2020 9:48 AM 269
June 2020 seedlings by SunriseSide Jul 2, 2020 9:18 AM 293
June 2020 Blooms by Avedon Jul 11, 2020 7:46 PM 569
15th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Jan 12, 2020 10:26 PM 21
7th Daylily of the Day Poll (CLOSED) by beckygardener Jun 2, 2017 3:59 PM 16
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWC Oct 19, 2016 8:42 PM 676
Southern Hemisphere beauties 2015-16 by Gleni Aug 31, 2016 11:56 AM 838
June 2015 Blooms by kidfishing Jul 2, 2015 3:39 PM 635
My Karol Emmerich daylily bed by alwaysbehindMN Aug 12, 2014 4:46 AM 22
June 2014 Blooms by Seedfork Jul 2, 2014 6:59 PM 675
May 2014 Blooms by Betja Jul 12, 2015 3:40 PM 353
Curt Hanson 2013 Intro's by dormantsrule Oct 12, 2015 5:56 PM 22

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