Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Purple Riot') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Nunan
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1999
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 27 inches
Bloom size: 5.75 inches
Bloom time: Midseason-Late
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: under 10
Branching: 5-way
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: purple self above green throat

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
Parentage: Dragon King x Quest for Excalibur

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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2016-09-11
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2016-09-05
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2016-09-05
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Date: 2010-06-23
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2016-08-14
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2016-09-05
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Location: Macleay Island, Queensland, AustraliaDate: 2016-09-06
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Date: 2017-07-08
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Comments:
Posted by BradKY (Wilmore, KY - Zone 6b) on Mar 7, 2017 2:09 PM

In the description it says bud count is under 10. Mine, however, is loaded with buds, usually 5 branches with many flowers on each. Meanwhile the AHS site claims it has 5 branches with a total of 5 buds. Surely that can't be right.

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