Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Grape Velvet') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Wild
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1978
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 24 inches
Bloom size: 4.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: grape purple with medium large green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1981
JC: 1977

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: 21 child plants

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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Location: My zone 5 gardenDate: 2017-06-22
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Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Location: From my collection. Poland.Date: 2018-07-06
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2011-08-13
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Date: 2010-03-27Courtesy of The Gardens of Sunshine Hollow Used with Permission
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Date: 2013-04-30
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Location: In my garden. Poland.
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2017-06-29
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Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 5:11 AM

A richly pigmented purple with yellow, then green throat - a magnificent color. The flowers open well and hold up during cool, rainy weather. Grape Velvet needs transplanting every two to three years to keep up its good performance.

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