Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Gossard
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2004
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 42 inches
Bloom size: 6.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bud Count: 10-15
Branching: 3-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Crispate
Color description: purple blend with dark purple eye above green white throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2008

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
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Starman's Quest x Malachite Prism
Child plants: 68 child plants

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  • Daylily

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Location: Heavenly Gardens, OH
Date: 2012-07-15
Photo by jkporter
Location: Zone 6b. 
Date: 2023-07-29
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2018-06-14
Location: Robertsdale, AL
Date: 5/17/22
Mid morning
Location: Koeln,  Germany
Date: 2017
in full shade
Location: Eden's Edge Garden
Date: 2023-06-16
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 20, 2022
LFO

Date: 2023-07-16
Location: Carleton Place, Ontario Canada
Date: 2016-07-28
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Location: Wilmington, DE
Date: 2012-07-13
Location: My garden
Date: 2022-07-04
Location: Jones OK,
Date: June 2014
Smoke Scream
Location: central New Hampshire
Date: 2014-07-13
Photo by LarryR
Location: My garden
Date: 2023-06-23
Location: My garden, Eagle Point, Oregon
Date: 2019-07-13
Location: Robertsdale, AL
Date: 6/9/22
Early morning

Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Pruden of Lily House

Date: 2007-07-30
Photo Courtesy of Nova Scotia Daylilies Used with Permission
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Location: Zone 6b. 
Date: 2023-07-24
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2017-07-13
Location: KALAMA WA
Date: 2018-07-31
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Location: KALAMA WA
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Location: home garden VA
Date: 2008-06-28
SMOKE SCREAM GOSSARD 04
Location: Robertsdale, AL
Date: 6/12/21
Late morning
Location: My zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-06-28
This is one gorgeous flower and looks just like it is supposed to
Location: My garden
Date: July-13-2015
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2017-07-05

Photo courtesy of James Gossard of Heavenly Gardens

Photo courtesy of James Gossard of Heavenly Gardens
Location: Poland, Maine
Date: 2013-07-11
Photo by mattsmom
Location: My garden, Eagle Point, Oregon
Date: 2018-06-28
Love this one, very unique bloom.
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2019-06-08
Location: Lower Saxony, Germany
Date: 2021-07-21
Location: Chapin, SC
Date: 2015-06-14

Date: 2010-06-19
Photo Courtesy of Lobo Rose and Daylily Gardens Used With Permiss
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Location: Wentworth, NS, Canada
Date: 2016-07-20
Photo by Betja
Location: Chapin, SC
Date: 2016-06-07
Location: Bochum, Germany
Date: 2023-07-12
Location: Bochum, Germany
Date: 2023-06-26

Photo Courtesy of Mystic Meadows Daylily Farm. Used with Permissi
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Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-07-09
Smoke Scream
Location: My zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-06-27
My very first bloom on a new plant this spring.  Love it.
Location: Jackie and Dan Canner Garden, Georgetown, KY
Date: 2015-07-11
Location: My garden in Warrenville, SC
Date: 2017-06-07
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2020-06-11
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2017-07-12
Location: My garden, Eagle Point, Oregon
Date: 2019-06-19
Still one of my favorite purple daylilies, love it!
Location: Robertsdale, AL
Date: 6/12/21
Late morning
Photo by Edvinas
Photo by Edvinas
Photo by Edvinas

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Fairyscape Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Fairyscape Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Something New Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: Chapin, SC
Date: 2016-06-19
Pod fertile!

Photo Courtesy of Keast Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Harbour Breezes Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Fairyscape Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Comments:
  • Posted by DeweyRooter (southeast Georgia - Zone 8b) on Jun 8, 2022 8:07 AM concerning plant:
    This one did not thrive in my southern garden. It was also extremely rust-prone, and I had to get rid of it.
  • Posted by Zoia (Stoneham MA - Zone 6b) on Dec 2, 2021 11:08 PM concerning plant:
    Somewhat rusty during the great Infestation of 2021
Plant Events from our members
DeweyRooter On September 6, 2021 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Plant was not thriving. Dug up and donated to northern home.
DeweyRooter On August 7, 2021 Miscellaneous Event
Plant had some rust. Cut back and sprayed with GM.
DeweyRooter On March 22, 2021 Obtained plant
Received plant as replacement for Indian Giver from Partridge Hill Gardens. Planted in bed.
Mlbdphillips On July 27, 2021 Obtained plant
Ken Anderton North Ridgeville
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