Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Indian Giver') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Ferguson
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1991
Ploidy: Diploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 20 inches
Bloom size: 4.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 10-15
Branching: 2-way
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 2.7
Bloom Traits: Edged
Watermark
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: purple with lavender edge and medium purple watermark above green throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2000
Honorable Mention: 1997

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
Child plants: 83 child plants

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The 2014 All Things Plants Top 25 DayliliesThe 2014 All Things Plants Top 25 Daylilies
April 5, 2014

It's Daylilies Week, and we're opening the special event with a special report on the most popular daylilies, as judged by our members. How do we compile this list, and which cultivars got the award? Read on to find out!

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'Indian Giver' was a featured
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Location: Knoxville, TNDate: 2013-06-29
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Location: My garden.Date: Aug 30, 2011
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-07-02
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Location: Melvindale, Mi 48122Date: Mid season 2011Hardy and beautiful!!!
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Location: Rhode IslandDate: 2013-07-07
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Location: Lincoln NE zone 5Date: 2014-06-29
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Date: 2014-07-04
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Location: Wisconsin zone 5aDate: 2013/07/13
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Location: Knoxville, TNDate: 2016-06-13
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Location: My zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-13beautiful show today!
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2017-07-11
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Location: My garden.Date: Aug 14, 2011
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Date: 2011-07-29
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2006-08-08
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Location: Waynesboro MSDate: 2007-06-03
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: Mid Summer
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Date: 2010-07-08Photo Courtesy of Lobo Rose and Daylily Gardens Used With Permiss
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Location: MichiganDate: 2013
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Location: homeDate: 2014-08-01I wouldn't exactly call this flower purple.  It's more a reddish
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Location: homeDate: 2014-08-01This is a short, small flowered daylily.  It's more a reddish-gra
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Location: my zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-07My first bloom this year on a 2 year old plant.
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Location: my zone 5 gardenDate: 2016-07-09Beautiful
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Date: 2016-06-23
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-06-26
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Location: My zone 5 garden.Date: 2017-07-08
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Location: North East IowaDate: 2017-07-14
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Location: Kalama, WaDate: 2008-07-21
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2008-07-20
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2012-06-04
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-10-01Reblooming on October 1!
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Location: Burlington, NCDate: 2018-06-21Indian Giver
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Comments:
Posted by mattsmom (WI) on Sep 27, 2011 6:09 PM

Very hardy & reblooms in my Zone 4a garden.

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Posted by mcash70 (Near Kamloops, BC, Canada - Zone 3a) on Sep 29, 2011 6:07 PM

New to my garden this year and I loved it, beautiful bloom and color.

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Posted by pixie62560 (Northernmost and largest state in New England - Zone 5a) on Apr 16, 2013 5:47 AM

Always clumps up nicely and makes a statement.

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