Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Ferguson
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1991
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
Ploidy: Diploid
Child plants: 98 child plants

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Photo by mattsmom
Location: My Garden, Utah
Date: 2015-07-05
Location: Estonia
Date: 2021-07-15
Location: my garden, Utah
Date: 2021-09-19
fall re-bloom
Location: Knoxville, TN
Date: 2013-06-29
Location: My garden, Ukraine, Zaporizhzhya region Zone: 6a 
Date: 2022-06-28
Location: my garden
Date: July 4th, 2022
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 23, 2022
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-07-22
Photo by Claudia
Photo by mattsmom
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2017-07-06
A firm favourite!
Photo by jkporter
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Photo by Lucichar
Location: MILLBROOK ONTARIO CANADA
Date: 2013-06-21
 Just another unique plant,stands out in a crowd.
Photo by blue23rose
Location: My Garden
Date: 2015-08-02
Location: Shamong, NJ
Date: 2019-07-07
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-07-24
Photo by Calif_Sue
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2012-07-08
INDIAN GIVER clump
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2014-06-16
Not in an optimal location, but doing okay so far.  Thank you, Be
Location: Garland (Dallas), TX
Date: 2015-06-05
Location: Wisconsin zone 5a
Date: 2013/07/13
Location: Maine
Date: 2012-07-29
One of my favorites!
Location: Northville, MI
Date: July 13, 2022, 12:30 pm
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 24, 2019
Photo by plantstoshare
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia
Date: JUNE
Stamens, filaments and pistils
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 19, 2021
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-07-02
Location: Koeln,  Germany
Date: 2017
Location: Massachusetts
Date: July 2, 2022
‘Indian Giver’ in zone 6b Massachusetts
Location: My garden.
Date: Aug 30, 2011
Photo by Calif_Sue
Photo by pinkiris
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia
Date: JUNE
INDIAN GIVER BLOOM
Location: North East Iowa
Date: 2019-07-16
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2014-06-29
Location: Knoxville, TN
Date: 2016-06-13

Date: 2016-06-23
Location: 52301
Date: 7/7/2022

Complements Pandora daylily
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2021-07-29
daylily Indian Giver

Posted with permission and photographed by John Wagner http://www
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Date: 2014-07-04
Location: Melvindale, Mi 48122
Date: Mid season 2011
Hardy and beautiful!!!
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-09
Beautiful

Photo Courtesy of Nottawasaga Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2017-07-11
Location: Chandler, OK
Date: 2021-06-15
Indian Giver
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2021-06-20
Performs best as a young clump. Rapid increase.
Location: My Garden
Date: 2022-07-24
Location: My Yard, Zone 6a
Date: 7-2008

Date: 2013-07-16

Date: 2014-07-27
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2015-05-16
Location: My zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-13
beautiful show today!
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia
Date: JUNE
Entire plant
Location: Rhode Island
Date: 2013-07-07
Location: Michigan
Date: 2013
Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-18

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: SE Michigan
Date: 2015-07-25
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2019-06-08
Photo by jkporter
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2013-07-06
- 7:23 pm. - A softer blend in the evening.
Location: N. Fl.
Date: 2017-05-07
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2017-07-08
Location: Johns Creek GA
Date: Summer 2020
First blooms
Location: My Garden- Vermont
Date: 2014-07-26
Location: My Garden in Fort Worth, TX
Date: 2016-06-20

Date: 2010-07-08
Photo Courtesy of Lobo Rose and Daylily Gardens Used With Permiss
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Photo Courtesy of Bluegrass Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission
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Date: 2011-07-29

Photo courtesy of Briscos' Best Blooms. Used with permission.
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Location: North Carolina
Date: July 2021
Indian Giver
Photo by mattsmom
Location: Pinconning, MI
Date: 2017-07-24
Location: Burlington, NC
Date: 2018-06-21
Indian Giver
Photo by GDJCB
Location: Waynesboro MS
Date: 2007-06-03
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2021-07-02
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: Mid Summer
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Location: My garden.
Date: Aug 14, 2011
Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-07
My first bloom this year on a 2 year old plant.

Date: 2013-07-08
Location: North East Iowa
Date: 2017-07-14
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-06-26
Location: Stockbridge, GA
Date: 2015-05-31
Photo by Betja
Photo by Betja
Location: My Yard, Zone 6a
Date: 7-2008
Location: My Yard, Zone 6a
Date: 7-2008
Location: Mark's Park (home)
Date: 2021-07-14
Indian Giver
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2015-05-16
FFO - First year here
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2015-05-16
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2015-05-16
Photo by stilldew
Photo by ARoseblush
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2006-08-08
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Location: My garden
Date: 6-13-2021
Love the color and flower form
Location: Naperville, IL
Date: June 2021
Photo by Cat
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Location: home
Date: 2014-08-01
I wouldn't exactly call this flower purple.  It's more a reddish
Location: home
Date: 2014-08-01
This is a short, small flowered daylily.  It's more a reddish-gra
Photo by Claudia
Location: Haley Springs Farm
Date: 2020-06-09
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2019-07-14
- 9:07 am. - Richer colour tones in the morning.
Location: Eagle Bay, New York
Date: 2021-7-28
daylily Indian Giver
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2015-03-16
Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565
Date: 2017-10-01
Reblooming on October 1!

Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies

Posted with permission and photographed by Tee Money http://www.h
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Location: my zone 5 garden
Date: 2016-07-09
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2008-07-20
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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CA
Date: 2012-06-04
Location: My zone 5 garden.
Date: 2021-07-11
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2015-05-16
Location: zone 8 Lake City, Fl.
Date: 2015-05-16

Photo courtesy of MaryAnn Pruden of Lily House
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2008-07-21
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Comments:
  • Posted by mcash70 (Near Kamloops, BC, Canada - Zone 3a) on Sep 29, 2011 6:07 PM concerning plant:
    New to my garden this year and I loved it, beautiful bloom and color.
  • Posted by mattsmom (WI) on Sep 27, 2011 6:09 PM concerning plant:
    Very hardy & reblooms in my Zone 4a garden.
  • Posted by pixie62560 (Northernmost and largest state in New England - Zone 5a) on Apr 16, 2013 5:47 AM concerning plant:
    Always clumps up nicely and makes a statement.
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ARoseblush On July 24, 2014 Bloomed
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Sent up north.
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Potted up and moved to sunnier location
DeweyRooter On March 14, 2021 Obtained plant
Received plant from Oakes Daylilies. Planted in bed.
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