Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Darker Shade') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Stamile
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1992
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Semi-evergreen
Scape height: 26 inches
Bloom size: 5.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Rebloom
Diurnal
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: purple self with green throat

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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Nile Plum x Still Night
Child plants: 8 child plants

First year. July 9, 2011

Daylilies, a Rainbow of ColorDaylilies, a Rainbow of Color
October 9, 2012

Daylilies come in a seemingly endless variety of colors and color combinations. Describing the actual color of a daylily can vary from person to person; we may see color differently or describe colors using different terms.

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Photo courtesy of Karen Newman, Delano Daylilies
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Location: My YardDate: 2017-06-25
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Photo Courtesy of Fairyscape Daylilies. Used with Permission
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Location: northern california zone 9bDate: 2013-06-18Darker Shade FFO.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-08-14 7:43 am. The glow of the throat and the white petal rim help sho
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Location: My YardDate: 2017-06-25
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Image Courtesy of Cottage Gardens Used with permission
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Photo courtesy of Briscos' Best Blooms. Used with permission.
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Location: northern california zone 9bDate: 2013-06-18Darker Shade FFO Close-Up of Stamen/Pistil
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Location: northern california zone 9bDate: 2013-06-18Darker Shade FFO Side View with Buds.
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Location: northern california zone 9bDate: 2013-05-06Darker Shade in zone 9b, April 2013
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Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-05-09Darker Shade pods
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Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-06-17 at 7 am 67 degrees in shaded pot.Darker Shade scape.
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Location: Northern California Zone 9bDate: 2014-06-18 at 7 am, 67 degreesDarker Shade buds and full-color underside of sepals & petals.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-08-16 2:25 pm. The style and stamens seem to shoot out of the green go
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Plant Events from our members
flaflwrgrl On April 2, 2015 Maintenance performed
Weeded, alfalfa pellets, mulched, corn gluten pre-emergent.
flaflwrgrl On October 19, 2014 Miscellaneous Event
Planted in ground with a healthy helping of alfalfa.
flaflwrgrl On July 4, 2014 Potted up
Fed with alfalfa meal.
flaflwrgrl On June 26, 2014 Obtained plant
From Debra, 1 single fan, 1 dbl fan.
GaNinFl On June 13, 2017 Bloomed
FFE in my Garden
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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So helpful to see the roots! by chalyse Jun 26, 2014 3:15 PM 1
Help Identifying by jeneev Jul 30, 2019 8:16 AM 9
The sun does not set on daylilies by Gleni May 8, 2019 6:25 AM 544
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
Daylilies for bright shade in hot, humid climate? by scvirginia Jun 22, 2018 2:43 PM 22
How to manage seedlings and beds by Seedfork Mar 28, 2018 8:22 AM 30
Daylilies of the Antipodes by Gleni Jul 26, 2018 12:19 PM 816
Which is your favourite small/mini purple? by Scatterbrain Mar 12, 2018 10:53 AM 143
Anyone have day lilies that only get 6" scapes? by tabbycat Jul 22, 2017 3:34 PM 5
June 2017 Blooms by Altheabyanothername Aug 10, 2017 11:40 PM 645
cream with purple eye and edge look-a-like by pinkruffles Sep 23, 2016 4:20 PM 6
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
Pictures of Your Favorite Combo Plants for Daylilies? by Legalily Feb 10, 2017 4:27 AM 40
June Blooms 2016 by JWWC Jul 1, 2016 12:06 PM 758
Fave Black Daylily by bloominholes2fill Jun 1, 2016 8:19 PM 34
Seedlings for May 2016 by spunky1 Jun 3, 2016 9:05 PM 236
Daylily Garden Themes by mom2cjemma Jun 28, 2018 7:44 PM 66
Favorite daylily you've experienced by JLCam Jun 11, 2016 2:51 PM 33
I want a color too- PURPLE by Maryl Feb 1, 2016 3:11 PM 29
Halloween Colors - Share Your Orange and Dark Colored Daylilies by blue23rose Nov 2, 2015 4:54 PM 33
What are you adding for 2016? by JWWC Oct 19, 2016 8:42 PM 676

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