Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Larry's Obsession') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Petit
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2005
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 32 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 16-20
Branching: 3-way
4-way
Bloom Traits: Edged
Toothed or Fringed Edge
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: black purple with white tooth edge above green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 2009

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
Fragrant
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: John Peat x Baby Jane Hudson
Child plants: 42 child plants

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Larry's ObsessionLarry's Obsession
By LarryR on February 27, 2014

About three months ago, I began an odyssey that took me to places that, in my life long journey as a gardener, I never would have imagined. It all began with a daylily seedling.

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'Larry's Obsession' was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 22, 2015.

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Location: Cowansville, Quebec, CanadaDate: 2018-07-24l obs
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Location: My Garden - Delphi, IndianaDate: July 14, 2017
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Location: My garden in zone 5/6 Indiana. Date: 6/24/15After two years of waiting, I finally have blooms!
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Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
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Location: Singing Oakes Garden, Blythewood, SCDate: 2019-06-05Late Morning Image
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Plant Events from our members
value4dollars On October 7, 2017 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
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value4dollars On September 1, 2014 Obtained plant
fstins1 On April 24, 2015 Obtained plant
Seedfork On May 16, 2019 Obtained plant
Purchased locally from Phil Wall
$20.00 Three fans
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
April 2020 Seedlings by spunky1 May 2, 2020 1:23 PM 131
Big Sale by bobjax Jan 10, 2020 6:23 PM 2
Daylily Gardening Ideas, Articles and Tips by Char Dec 29, 2019 5:39 AM 0
what is your best wide white edge daylily by jackky Nov 26, 2019 7:10 PM 9
Auction Bids Going Over $1,000 !!! by Betja Mar 26, 2020 6:37 PM 252
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
First Scape Of 2019 by Avedon Jul 6, 2019 12:09 PM 104
Parent plants for branching by UncleWill Feb 19, 2019 3:51 PM 19
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Sep 4, 2018 9:02 AM 1,021
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Sep 18, 2020 3:22 PM 5,548
June 2017 seedlings by gardenglory Jul 5, 2017 8:51 AM 319
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
What have been your best (or worst) pod/pollen parents this year? by amberjewel Aug 3, 2016 1:54 PM 22
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
Primal Scream by clintbrown Jul 3, 2016 8:05 AM 35
I want a color too- PURPLE by Maryl Feb 1, 2016 3:11 PM 29
Your most regrettable daylily purchase... what was it? by Nysbadmk8 Sep 7, 2016 8:18 AM 170

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