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Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Rogers-C.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2005
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 28 inches
Bloom size: 5.25 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Bud Count: 36-40
Branching: 5-way
Bloom Traits: Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: lavender with yellow gold edge above yellow throat

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Night Rapture x Fluff and Stuff
Child plants: 6 child plants

Photo courtesy of Bill Jarvis

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Weather In Your Garden ~ Fall 2021 by Char Oct 15, 2021 7:23 PM 251
August 2021 Daylily Seedlings by spunky1 Aug 31, 2021 4:47 PM 149
August 2021 Daylily Blooms by Nightlily Sep 3, 2021 5:05 PM 325
Strange Question but Strange Year by bxncbx Jul 23, 2021 6:57 AM 6
Writing daylily crosses by Seedfork Jul 26, 2021 2:56 PM 16
July 2021 Daylily Seedlings by profesora Aug 8, 2021 9:58 PM 417
July 2021 Daylily Blooms by Nightlily Sep 4, 2021 10:35 AM 850
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2021(CLOSED) by Char Sep 22, 2021 4:19 AM 1,213
Weather In Your Garden ~ Summer 2021 (CLOSED) by Char Sep 22, 2021 4:00 AM 1,210
Cold Stratification by bobjax Jul 12, 2021 10:49 AM 43
Daylily Question by desmith0927 Jul 4, 2021 9:26 AM 64
2021 NoID and garden name daylily blooms by MrKGDickie Jul 31, 2021 8:13 PM 63
June 2021 Daylily Seedlings by spunky1 Aug 22, 2021 6:35 AM 341
June 2021 Daylily Blooms by spunky1 Sep 27, 2021 11:44 PM 1,055
Spots/Stripes in real life by SueVT Aug 7, 2021 6:27 AM 111
Weed ID Please by Maryl May 28, 2021 10:04 PM 9
2021 Clumps, Mini Clumps and Multiples by SunriseSide Sep 29, 2021 7:36 AM 240
Just Grow Seedlings Each Year by bobjax May 6, 2021 5:43 PM 5
May 2021 seedling blooms by spunky1 Jun 10, 2021 7:23 PM 247
Root Knot Nematodes by Hortaholic May 6, 2021 8:00 PM 47

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