Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Wild
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1978
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
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Child plants: 23 child plants

Common names
  • Daylily

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  • Posted by Joy (Kalama, Wa. - Zone 8b) on Dec 3, 2011 5:11 AM concerning plant:
    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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DeweyRooter On June 7, 2022 Bloomed
DeweyRooter On May 23, 2022 Miscellaneous Event
Observed first scapes on this plant.
DeweyRooter On October 22, 2021 Obtained plant
Received clump of 8 fans or so as bonus from Arrasmith Farm. Planted in garage bed.
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