Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Kinnebrew-J.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2001
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 5.25 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 26-30
Branching: 4-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: lavender purple with purple eye and picottee edge above yellow throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2008
Honorable Mention: 2004
RWM: 2008

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: sdlg x Daring Deception
Child plants: 38 child plants

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  • Daylily

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Location: Vermont
Date: 2008-07-12
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2022-07-23
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Catcher in the Eye') up close
Location: white lake, Michigan
Date: 2015-07-13
Uploaded by Seedsower

Photographed on a garden tour in St. Louis
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2023-07-23
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Catcher in the Eye'), new location in 2023
Location: Hidden Hills CA zone 10b
Date: 2013-05-17

Taken at Maryott's Daylily Gardens, the overcast skies and cooler

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2006-07-28
Location: Hidden Hills CA zone 10b
Date: 2013-05-17

Date: 2004-07-02
Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2014-07-02
Location: my garden zone 7b NC
Date: 2012-05-26
First bloom on new plant

Photo Courtesy of Fairyscape Daylilies. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Private Daylily Garden, MI
Date: 2006-07-28
Location: my garden zone 7b NC, USA
Date: 2013-07-03
Location: my garden zone 7b NC, USA
Date: 2013-06-22
Location: Naperville, IL
Date: July 2020
Location: My garden in Lake Elmo, MN
Date: 2019-08-07
I was dissapointed in this flower

Photo courtesy of Bill Jarvis

Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies

Photo Courtesy of Fairyscape Daylilies. Used with Permission
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At Maryott's nursery

Photo Courtesy of Wood-Eden Daylilies & Cannas. Used with Permiss
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Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2021-07-21
Catcher in the Eye
Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.

Photo Courtesy of Something New Gardens. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: northern california zone 9b
Date: 2013-07-02
Catcher in the Eye - more of a purple lavender in my garden

Photo Courtesy of Mystic Meadows Daylily Farm. Used with Permissi
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Keast Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Hidden Hills CA zone 10b
Date: 2013-05-17

Photo Courtesy of Mystic Meadows Daylily Farm. Used with Permissi
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Daylilies by the Pond. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Plant Events from our members
Trish On September 12, 2014 Obtained plant
DaylilyDazzled On July 22, 2021 Miscellaneous Event
Bloomed wrong plant
tabbycat On April 21, 2024 Bloomed
Middle of 2nd row from sidewalk.1st bloom of 2024 24" tall & pretty color.
tabbycat On May 1, 2023 Bloomed
1st flower of 2023. Its in front sidewalk east bed & so beautiful on 30" stems
tabbycat On May 10, 2022 Bloomed
1st flower for me & its very pretty.
tabbycat On October 24, 2021 Transplanted
Planted in Rebloomers East bed where I took out Exotic Candy to sell.
tabbycat On June 22, 2021 Bloomed
Pat sent with scapes of buds it 's so colorful
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