Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Dark Delight') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Varner
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1984
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 30 inches
Bloom size: 5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Bloom Traits: Self
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: dark red self with very green 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
Parentage: (Ed Murray x sdlg) x Illini Jackpot
Child plants: 2 child plants

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
August 2019 Daylily Blooms by Hazelcrestmikeb Sep 4, 2019 7:37 AM 489
July 2019 Blooms by mantisOH Aug 13, 2019 7:55 AM 713
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Summer 2019 (CLOSED) by Char Sep 23, 2019 4:10 AM 1,706
How Could This Have Happened??!! by Legalily Apr 20, 2019 5:56 PM 318
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
The 10th Daylily of the Day poll (Closed) by beckygardener Feb 13, 2018 12:04 AM 14
Name This Daylily 2017 #4 by spunky1 Aug 27, 2017 8:46 AM 27
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 Nov 20, 2019 9:49 PM 3,865
Tiny minis by Kabby Feb 4, 2018 4:43 PM 165
What are YOU adding for 2017!!! by Nysbadmk8 Oct 13, 2017 9:27 AM 1,374
5th Daylily of the Day POLL (Closed) by beckygardener Nov 12, 2016 6:34 PM 31
Your number 1 Daylily by crawgarden Sep 13, 2016 4:28 PM 143
The Southern Hemisphere bursts into bloom. by Gleni Aug 25, 2017 8:03 PM 1,026
Diamond Dust by Natalie Mar 16, 2017 11:40 AM 59
Re-bloom Cultivars by beckygardener Oct 27, 2016 5:59 PM 595

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