Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Darius') in the Daylilies Database

Data specific to Daylilies (Edit)
AHS link: AHS Daylily Cultivar Info
Hybridizer: Harris-H.
Year of Registration or Introduction: 1974
Ploidy: Tetraploid
Foliage type: Dormant
Scape height: 22 inches
Bloom size: 4.5 inches
Bloom time: Midseason
Plant Traits: Diurnal
Fertility: Pod Fertile
Pollen Fertile
Bloom Traits: Eye or Band
Bloom Form: Single
Color description: purple with blue violet eyezone and green throat
AHS Awards: Honorable Mention: 1978
JC: 1974

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: Tet. Little Wart x (sdlg x Tet. Love that Pink)
Child plants: 13 child plants

A nice grouping of daylily 'Darius'

'Darius' was a featured
Plant of the Day for December 18, 2017.

Photo gallery:
Location: Robson BCDate: 2008-07-18 7:58 pm. Hangs in beautifully to the end of the day.
By HemNorth
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2013-07-21 8:46 am. Fresh and crisp in the morning.
By HemNorth
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Location: Robson BCDate: 2008-07-24 12:58 pm. Such lilting curves.
By HemNorth
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2013-07-12 1:25 pm. A classic beauty.
By HemNorth
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Location: southern KYDate: 2020-06-01
By alilyfan
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Location: southern KYDate: 2019-06-19
By alilyfan
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Date: 2006-07-03Photo Courtesy of Manatawny Creek Farm Used With Permission
By vic
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Image Courtesy of Monches Farm Used with Permission
By vic
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Photo Courtesy of Garden Perennials. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Photo Courtesy of Floral and Hardy Gardens. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Photo Courtesy of Sugar Bay Daylilies. Used with Permission.
By Joy
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Photo Courtesy of Tranquil Lake Nursery. Used with Permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
August Seedlings by kousa Sep 1, 2019 12:47 PM 207
July 2019 Seedlings by flowerpower35 Aug 3, 2019 2:03 PM 477
June 2019 blooms by Jillz Jul 3, 2019 1:31 PM 632
Clump Shots 2019 by Seedfork Nov 18, 2019 8:26 PM 568
July 2018 Seedlings by kousa Aug 4, 2018 4:01 PM 350
July 2018 Blooms by Jillz Aug 11, 2018 5:23 PM 525
9th Daylily of the Day Poll (Closed) by beckygardener Oct 31, 2017 10:27 PM 34
Purple diploid daylilies by dayliliesrthebest Nov 3, 2017 8:57 AM 11
July 2017 Blooms by cybersix Aug 5, 2017 2:26 PM 535
July blooms 2016 by Barbalee Aug 6, 2016 7:37 AM 902
Need a Support Group! by Lalambchop1 Apr 13, 2018 8:07 PM 103
Starter plants, which daylilies did you begin with? Do you still have them? by bluegrassmom Jun 17, 2017 4:29 PM 57
August, 2015 Blooms by ARoseblush Aug 30, 2015 8:44 PM 404
July Blooms 2013 by Hemlady Aug 2, 2013 1:11 PM 678

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