Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Gossard
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 32 inches
Bloom size: 7.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Early Morning Opener (EMO)
Bud Count: 21-25
Branching: 5-way
Bloom Traits: Bicolor or Reverse Bicolor
Dotted, Stippled, Streaked or Variegated
Watermark
Bloom Form: Unusual Form
Unusual Form - Crispate
Color description: light purple with darker spots and darker bicolored watermark and purple ey
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 2014
Honorable Mention: 2010

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
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Raptor x Tet. Starman's Quest
Child plants: 21 child plants

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Location: ohio
Date: 2019-07-28
Location: My house
Date: July 13, 2023
Daylily ‘Purple Cheetah'

Date: 2012-07-15
Location: My garden, Baltimore MD
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 13, 2022
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Date: 2019
Location: MY GARDEN
Date: 2018-04-14
Location: My garden
Date: 2022-08-04
Location: My Garden
Date: 2015-08-02
Location: my Zone 7b garden in North Georgia Mountains
Date: 2023-06-26

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Location: Wilmington, DE
Date: 2011-07-01
Purple Cheetah
Location: my Zone 7b garden in North Georgia Mountains
Date: 2023-06-21
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-07-27
Purple Cheetah
Location: Bochum, Germany
Date: 2022-06-26
Location: My garden
Date: 2021-07-21
Location: Garden tour Topeka KS
Date: 2018-07-01
Location: my Zone 7b garden in North Georgia Mountains
Date: 2023-06-17
Location: springfield MO
Date: 2015-06-28
Location: My garden
Date: 2023-07-23
Location: South central Ky
Date: July

Photo courtesy of James Gossard of Heavenly Gardens
Location: Carleton Place, Ontario Canada
Date: 2017-07-19
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Location: my Zone 7b garden in North Georgia Mountains
Date: 2023-06-20
The cheetah found its spots!
Uploaded by dormantsrule
Location: Bochum, Germany
Date: 2021-07-06
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 13, 2021

Date: 2019
Location: Little garden of Big Dreams, Dayton KY

Date: 2013-07-01
Uploaded by annred97
Location: my garden-zone 6b
Date: 2023-07-01

Photo courtesy of Briscos' Best Blooms. Used with permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Earlybird Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Location: Ohio
Date: 2012-07-15
AHS garden tour 2012 - Gossard's  Heavenly gardens
Location: Bochum, Germany
Date: 2021-07-01
Location: the garden of Mike Anders, Findlay, Ohio
Date: 2019-07-12
Location: MY GARDEN
Date: 5-29-22
Location:  my city garden
Date: 2016-7-6
The flower changes color during the day. Left: morning, right: af
Location: Jackie and Dan Canner Garden, Georgetown, KY
Date: 2015-07-08
Location: Northern Illinois (Zone 5a)
Date: 2017-07-01
Location: My Garden
Date: 2014-06-28

Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Location: Bochum, Germany
Date: 2020-06-30
Location: Jackie and Dan Canner Garden, Georgetown, KY
Date: July 2015

Date: 2012-05-28
Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Photo courtesy of Paul J. Owen of Slightly Different Nursery
Uploaded by dormantsrule
Location: Lower Saxony, Germany
Date: 2021-07-06

Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies
Location: Jackie and Dan Canner Garden, Georgetown, KY
Date: 2015-07-11

Date: 2019
First year in the garden

Posted with permission and photographed by Steve Todd http://www.
  • Uploaded by vic

Date: 2007-07-11
Posted with permission and photographed by Steve Todd http://www.
  • Uploaded by vic
Uploaded by Pat236

Photo Courtesy of Hillside Daylilies. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2006-10-29
Photo courtesy of James Gossard of Heavenly Gardens
Plant Events from our members
Lilydaydreamer On July 14, 2018 Maintenance performed
Divided
Pat236 On June 15, 2018 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
I no longer have this plant.
Pat236 On June 8, 2016 Bloomed
First bloom ever...no spots yet!
Pat236 On May 23, 2016 Plant emerged
First scapes appeared on plant received from Park Lane last spring.
carpathiangirl On April 17, 2021 Obtained plant
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