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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Your number 1 Daylily by crawgarden Sep 13, 2016 4:28 PM 143
trimming down wish list - help needed! by Mayo62 Aug 9, 2015 2:35 AM 9
Early and Extra Early Daylilies by Mayo62 Aug 7, 2015 3:24 PM 18
Milorganite Fertilizer. Has anyone used it on Daylilies? by kssmith Jul 14, 2016 10:27 PM 79
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Blooming in June 2013 by Ladylovingdove Jul 4, 2013 3:08 PM 701
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is it too early to clean up??? by kimmer Jun 7, 2013 8:34 PM 30
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