Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Royal Occasion') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link:AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer:Apps
Year of Registration or Introduction:1990
Ploidy:Diploid
Foliage type:Semi-evergreen
Scape height:26 inches
Bloom size:4.37 inches
Bloom time:Midseason
Plant Traits:Extended Bloom
Rebloom
Branching:6-way
Bloom Traits:Eye or Band
Bloom Form:Single
Color description:black violet with black eyezone and bright green throat
AHS Awards:Honorable Mention: 1994

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
Parentage:(Baby Darling x Bridget) x Super Purple
Child plants:3 child plants

Amazing cultivar: six-way branching on strong scapes -> lots of b

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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-07-19Amazing cultivar: six-way branching on strong scapes -> lots of b
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Date: 2006-07-04   Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
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Date: 2017-07-03This photo really captures the vivid color.
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-07-08branching
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-07-10Note 3-part pistil. Is this unusual?
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Photo Courtesy of Crossview Gardens. Used with Permission.
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Photo Courtesy of Tranquil Lake Nursery. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Eclectic Gardens. Used with Permission
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Date: 2010-06-28
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Posted by csandt (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jul 19, 2017 8:54 AM

This is an amazing cultivar for its prolific blooms. Six-way branching on strong scapes produces lots of blooms held above the foliage. Blooms are heavy substance.

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Posted by csandt (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jul 13, 2017 8:49 AM

I have had Royal Occasion for one year (planted July, 2016), and I am very pleased with its performance in my zone 6b garden. It has six-way branching on some scapes and five-way branching on others, and the blooms are lovely. It has already produced a very nice clump.

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