Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Purple De Oro') in the Daylilies Database

Also sold as:
Purple d’Oro

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: DeGroot
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2000
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 20 inches
Bloom size: 3 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Bud Count: 21-25
Branching: 3-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: medium dark purple with lighter midrib and edge above gold 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


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Location: WisconsinDate: 2014-07-26
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my gardenDate: June 12, 2017a favorite
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Date: 2010-04-16Photo Courtesy of Liliana Flower Farm Used With Permission
By vic
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Photo Courtesy of Lilywood Farms. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-05-27Purple de Oro scape.
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Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-06-05Purple de Oro true to form year 3.
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Location: Peterborough, ON, CanadaDate: 2014-07-25
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Location: Peterborough, ON, CanadaDate: 2014-07-08
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Date: 2011-07-27Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
By vic
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Photo Courtesy of Sugar Bay Daylilies. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Location: Dreamy Daylilies - Chatham-Kent, Ontario   5bDate: 2013-07-07
By Guybo
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Date: 2009-08-12Credit Paul Paradis
By admin
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Location: Ft Worth Botanic, TxDate: 2017-11-18
By jmorth
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Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
By Joy
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Posted by blue23rose (Elberfeld, Indiana, USA - Zone 6b) on Mar 6, 2013 5:47 PM

Such a cute, tiny little bloom at 3 inches. But I guess it doesn't qualify as a miniature according to the AHS daylily dictionary (must be less than 3 inches).

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Plant Events from our members
aspenhill On October 18, 2014 Obtained plant
Ace HW - qty 1
kytnbabe On July 15, 2017 Obtained plant
Received 2 plants from Jessica for my 6th Double Cord Blood Stem Cell Transplant birthday. Life is good when I can spend it in the garden. She also got me another Daylily, Funny Valentine.
Bunilla On July 2, 2016 Bloomed
Pat236 On May 27, 2018 Bloomed
Not many blooms this season. I think it is too crowded and I will remove in the fall.
Pat236 On May 24, 2018 Bloomed
First bloom this morning...
Pat236 On June 16, 2017 Bloomed
This one is starting to bloom...nice and the color is beautiful.
Pat236 On May 2, 2017 Bloomed
First two blooms of the season with tons of scapes and buds remaining.
Pat236 On April 28, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
Tons of scapes on this one. Four large clumps in the front bed....soon to be moved.
Pat236 On June 8, 2016 Bloomed
First blooms this season...always consistent from first to last bloom.
KJMarionGallant On July 3, 2018 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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How Could This Have Happened??!! by Legalily Mar 20, 2019 3:17 PM 251
September 2018 blooms by profesora Oct 2, 2018 6:44 PM 271
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Mar 17, 2019 7:00 PM 657
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
June 2018 Seedlings by GaNinFl Jul 1, 2018 5:10 PM 207
Daylily Clump Shots 2018 by Hazelcrestmikeb Oct 4, 2018 1:36 PM 198
May 2018 Blooms by beckygardener Jun 5, 2018 11:10 PM 380
How to manage seedlings and beds by Seedfork Mar 28, 2018 8:22 AM 30
Karol Emmerich’s Springwood Gardens by LarryR Jun 13, 2018 11:34 PM 37
September Blooms by Charlemagne Sep 28, 2017 5:16 PM 112
August 2017 Blooms by kousa Sep 1, 2017 5:19 PM 325
Which is your favourite small/mini purple? by Scatterbrain Mar 12, 2018 10:53 AM 143
Help me choose? by Amazindirt May 30, 2017 6:07 PM 20
May 2017 Blooms by Seedfork Jun 6, 2017 9:05 PM 458
Bagged Daylilies by beckygardener May 6, 2017 2:17 PM 45
Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2016 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2016 6:35 AM 881
Taste testing by ShakespearesGarden Sep 24, 2016 8:10 PM 1
August Blooms 2016 by mantisOH Sep 1, 2016 11:03 PM 303
self-pollinated tetraploids by admmad Mar 4, 2017 2:17 PM 68

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