Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Midnight Castle') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Pierce-G.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 2013
Foliage type: Evergreen
Scape height: 36 inches
Bloom size: 7 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Bud Count: 26-30
Branching: 5-way
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Edged
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: royal purple with white yellow edge above green throat

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Parentage: Barefoot Bay x When Royals Dream
Child plants: 6 child plants

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Plant of the Day for May 30, 2018.

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Location: My garden in Bakersfield, CADate: 2015-06-02
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Plant Events from our members
Pat236 On June 3, 2020 Bloomed
Plants in the back bed slope bloomed.
Pat236 On May 14, 2020 Obtained plant
Received two small fans from Willie Banks on the Lily Auction. He took over the operation from Grand Kids Daylilies. Planted in the back bed flats.
Pat236 On March 21, 2020 Obtained plant
Received a double fan from Wynn's. Planted in the back bed slope.
Pat236 On September 29, 2019 Miscellaneous Event
Removed from pot and planted in the back bed bottom slope.
Pat236 On May 23, 2019 Bloomed
Third bloom of the season...really love this one. Looks good at the end of the day because it is pot planted on the patio.
Pat236 On May 15, 2019 Bloomed
First bloom of the season and it is really nice.
Pat236 On March 29, 2019 Obtained plant
Received a double fan from Wynn's. Pot planted with Blackcherry Queen for now.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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July 2020 blooms by Jillz Sep 13, 2020 1:49 PM 603
June 2020 seedlings by SunriseSide Jul 2, 2020 9:18 AM 293
My Lily Auction seller has passed away... by mystlw May 14, 2020 2:00 PM 20
First Plants of the Season Arrived by Pat236 Aug 21, 2020 6:51 AM 237
No Seedlings Good Enough for Registration? by kousa Feb 4, 2020 8:31 PM 63
July 2019 Seedlings by flowerpower35 Aug 3, 2019 2:03 PM 477
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
Daylilies Received 2019 by spunky1 Apr 13, 2019 2:13 PM 113
How Many Here Buy Daylily Seeds on the LA and Grow Them? by kousa Feb 21, 2019 8:27 AM 160
Can Children of Converted Tet Parents Have Both Dip and Tet Pollen? by kousa Jul 19, 2018 10:42 AM 3
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
11th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener May 7, 2018 10:48 PM 13
Heavenly Gardens 2018's by Betja Feb 17, 2018 8:35 PM 15
What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Sep 4, 2018 9:02 AM 1,021
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Jul 26, 2018 12:19 PM 816
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Sep 26, 2020 5:05 PM 5,620
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
June Blooms 2016 by JWWC Jul 1, 2016 12:06 PM 758
Halloween Colors - Share Your Orange and Dark Colored Daylilies by blue23rose Nov 2, 2015 4:54 PM 33

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