Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Reed
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 34 inches
Bloom size: 7 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Extended Bloom
Bloom Form: Spider
Color description: purple with white midrib and white cream lemon throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2009
Honorable Mention: 2004

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: 7 child plants

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Common names
  • Daylily

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Comments:
  • Posted by mystlw (Ohio - Zone 6a) on Jul 9, 2018 1:10 PM concerning plant:
    I have to agree with comments on the weak scapes of this plant. It's beautiful, very hardy, and I love the colors. But this is the first season it has fully bloomed, and two of its scapes ended up blooming on the ground. Next season I will support them, but that's something I shouldn't have to worry about with a daylily.
  • Posted by DogsNDaylilies (SE Michigan - Zone 6a) on May 19, 2018 9:37 PM concerning plant:
    The first year I had this, it didn't bloom much, but I don't blame the plant too much, being that it was new. I had heard that this plant has weak scapes and, sadly, that is very true. The scapes on COTN are lousy, and may need supporting. For daylilies (or any plant, really), I consider this a huge fault.
  • Posted by janwax (Mendocino County, N. CA - Zone 9a) on Dec 15, 2019 12:47 PM concerning plant:
    ordered from Longlesson farm Dec. 13, 2019 - sale
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