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AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Brooker-G
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2005
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 8 inches
Bloom time: Midseason-Late
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bud Count: 10-15
Branching: 3-way
Bloom Traits: Watermark
Bloom Form: Single
Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Spatulate
Color description: purple grape with silver white watermark above green 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: Tetraploid
Parentage: Gerda Brooker x Druid Spell
Child plants: 23 child plants

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'Michael Bennett' was a featured
Plant of the Day for October 7, 2021.

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Location: my zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-07very first bloom on a 1 year old plant.
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Location: My zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-15Very beautiful today - it is cooler out and I think that brings t
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Date: 2007-07-12Posted with permission and photographed by Steve Todd http://www.
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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 7, 2013 9:11 PM

I have always loved the purple coloring on this daylily. A semi shady spot is best to bring out the true colors. Michael Bennett grows well, no problems.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Daylily of the Day 17th Poll (CLOSED) by beckygardener Aug 1, 2021 12:28 PM 20
July 2021 Daylily Blooms by Nightlily Sep 4, 2021 10:35 AM 850
What are Your Best Northern Hardy True to Color Purple Tetraploid Daylilies by mainer35 Aug 13, 2021 6:15 AM 27
2021 Bloom Season - What's on your list? by Legalily Jun 21, 2021 12:15 AM 495
Michael Bennett or Jamie Dockery? by MrsMud Jan 4, 2021 7:46 PM 20
July 2020 blooms by Jillz Sep 13, 2020 1:49 PM 603
2020 Bloom Season What is on your List? by DaylilyDazzled Oct 9, 2020 7:14 PM 1,084
June 2019 Seedlings by beckygardener Jul 2, 2019 4:45 AM 440
Blue Daylilies by frankrichards16 Oct 21, 2021 1:40 PM 24
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
Purple daylily flowers by csandt Jul 18, 2016 11:24 AM 27
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWC Oct 19, 2016 8:42 PM 676
Daylily Alphabet - Show Us Your "M's" by Hemlady Dec 9, 2021 6:38 AM 191
July 2014 Blooms by Hemlady Aug 2, 2014 4:58 PM 589
August Blooms 2013 by Char Sep 9, 2013 5:55 AM 311
July Blooms 2013 by Hemlady Aug 2, 2013 1:11 PM 678
Lavender Blue Blossoms by chalyse Aug 6, 2014 7:25 PM 60
Show Us Your Latest Blooming Daylilies Please by Hemlady Nov 13, 2021 8:04 AM 447
July 2012 Blooms by Betja Aug 5, 2012 11:32 AM 274

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