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Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Lambert-Whitacre-JA.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 34 inches
Bloom size: 7.5 inches
Bloom time: Early midseason
Plant Traits: Nocturnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: purple self with a yellow throat

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
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Ploidy: Diploid
Parentage: Rigamarole x Diabolique
Child plants: one child plant

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Daylily growth in Lillian by spunky1 Apr 6, 2021 2:30 PM 23
Prettiest Faces in Your Garden by shive1 Mar 18, 2021 1:51 PM 122
August 2020 Blooms by Charlemagne Sep 13, 2020 8:56 AM 392
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
Is it Dor, Sev or Evg? Hansen Videos by admmad Apr 5, 2020 5:40 PM 61
Reds by Flowersgalore Jul 5, 2019 3:43 PM 13
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
Daylilies Received 2019 by spunky1 Apr 13, 2019 2:13 PM 113
Favorite daylily pics to help us thru winter by bluegrassmom Mar 5, 2020 8:32 PM 915
New for 2019 bloom season, what's on your list? by floota Aug 24, 2019 7:58 AM 1,085
August 2018 blooms by Charlemagne Sep 3, 2018 12:09 PM 516
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
Name This Daylily 2018 #2 by spunky1 Jul 15, 2018 12:44 PM 45
June 2018 Blooms by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 3, 2018 5:57 PM 586
Daylily 'Goners' 2018 by DogsNDaylilies Jun 7, 2020 9:26 AM 58
What are you ordering for 2018? by Betja Sep 4, 2018 9:02 AM 1,021
Which is your favourite small/mini purple? by Scatterbrain Mar 12, 2018 10:53 AM 143
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
What Did You Do In Your Daylily Garden Today? by bloominholes2fill Apr 13, 2021 11:48 AM 6,489

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