Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Munson-R.W.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1973
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 6 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Rust Resistance: Shows Susceptibility
Rust Resistance Decimal Score: 4.0
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: violet purple self with yellow throat
AHS Awards: Award of Merit: 1979
Honorable Mention: 1976
JC: 1974
LAA: 1989

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: Tetraploid
Parentage: Knave x Chicago Royal
Child plants: 30 child plants

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'Russian Rhapsody' was a featured
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Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 13, 2022
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2020-07-06
This was the flower that started Daylily Obsession about 20 years
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: 2023-07-06
Russian Rhapsody FFO
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2013-07-05
 12:03 pm.  An older variety, but look closely at the fine line o
Location: Stoneham MA
Date: July 27, 2021
Uploaded by blue23rose
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BC
Date: 2015-06-24
 3:35 pm.  A very comfortable old favourite.
Uploaded by Newyorkrita
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2011-07-06
Location: North Carolina
Date: 2022-06-18
Russian Rhapsody
Location: my garden
Date: 2015-07-04
Location: Botanical Garden Cologne (Germany)
Location: Warne, NC
Date: 2017-06-06
Russian Rhapsody
Uploaded by Newyorkrita
Location: Warne, NC
Date: 2017-02-04
Russian Rhapsody
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.
Date: 2013-07-06
 8:22 pm.  Colours soften at the end of day.
Location: My Garden, Zone 6a
Date: 2006-06-30
Location: My Garden, Zone 6a
Date: 2009-07-01
Location: AZ
Location: hill beside our house
Date: 2013-07-22
This summer, a vandal dug these old clumps of RR up and left a ba
Location: Warne, NC
Date: 2016-02-22
Russian Rhapsody
Uploaded by Newyorkrita
Location: Quincy, FL
Date: 2014-06-05
See detail on branching and buds as well as bloom from a side vie

Date: 2008-06-28
Posted with permission and photographed by Jim Healey http://www.
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: My Garden, Zone 6a
Date: 7-2008
Location: My Garden, Zone 6a
Date: 2009-07-01

Photo Courtesy of QB Daylily Gardens. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Elberfeld, Indiana
Date: 2012-06-01
Location: Lower Saxony, Germany
Date: 2017-06-29
Location: Lower Saxony, Germany
Date: 2017-06-24
Location: Lower Saxony, Germany
Date: 2017-06-23
Location: Topeka, Kansas
Date: Summer 2018
Russian Rhapsody

Photo Courtesy of Saksa Daylily Farm. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Alcovy Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
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Date: 2012-06-11
Courtesy of Peace on Earth Gardens Used with permission
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Image courtesy of Johnson Daylily Gardens Used with permission
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Location: Warne, NC
Date: 2017-06-10
Location: BX Creek Daylilies, Vernon, BC.
Photo by Gail Morgan of BX Creek Daylilies. Used with permission.
Location: Georgia
Date: 23 June 2018
Hemerocallis 'Russian Rhapsody' with unusual blue/silver coloring
Location: Montgomery, Alabama 
Date: May 2021
Russian Rhapsody

Photo Courtesy of Mystic Meadows Daylily Farm. Used with Permissi
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2006-07-04
   Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Island Daylily Farm. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Wood-Eden Daylilies & Cannas. Used with Permiss
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Photo Courtesy of May's Acres Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Nottawasaga Daylilies. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Cheryl's Daylilies. Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 1999-07-01
Image courtesy of Archway Daylily Gardens Used with permission
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2014-07-03
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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