Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Mean as a Snake') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link:AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer:Shooter-E.
Year of Registration or Introduction:2004
Ploidy:Diploid
Foliage type:Dormant
Scape height:28 inches
Bloom size:5.75 inches
Bloom time:Early
Plant Traits:Rebloom
Bud Count:21-25
Branching:4-way
Bloom Traits:Edged
Bloom Form:Single
Color description:vivid violet purple with light pink white edge above green throat
AHS Awards:Honorable Mention: 2011

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
Parentage:Indian Giver x sdlg

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Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: Rhode IslandDate: 2013-07-08showing better color
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Location: Chatham-Kent, Ontario   5bDate: 2013-07-22
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Saksa Daylily Farm. Used with Permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread TitleLast ReplyReplies
Weather In Your Garden ~ Winter 2016 - 2017 (closed) by CharMar 20, 2017 5:05 AM1,012
Your number 1 Daylily by crawgardenSep 13, 2016 4:28 PM143
trimming down wish list - help needed! by Mayo62Aug 9, 2015 2:35 AM9
Early and Extra Early Daylilies by Mayo62Aug 7, 2015 3:24 PM18
Milorganite Fertilizer. Has anyone used it on Daylilies? by kssmithJul 14, 2016 10:27 PM79
Daylily Alphabet - Show Us Your "B's" by HemladyJun 17, 2017 3:52 PM106
Have you ever by KabbyMay 6, 2014 3:35 PM33
Weather In Your Garden - Spring 2014 [closed] by daylilyJun 21, 2014 5:33 AM1,402
Daylily Tales - The STORIES - 2013 by daylilyOct 7, 2013 6:38 AM12
Blooming in June 2013 by LadylovingdoveJul 4, 2013 3:08 PM701
Garden Visitors today by monalisa18Aug 8, 2012 9:02 PM117
is it too early to clean up??? by kimmerJun 7, 2013 8:34 PM30
Want to extend your bloom season? Get late! Heres how. by NewyorkritaJul 19, 2013 5:53 AM57

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