Past Plants of the Day forum→Daylily of the Day: Amethyst Sunset

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Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
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May 10, 2020 6:01 PM CST
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'Amethyst Sunset' is a dormant tetraploid introduced in 1992 by Mercer-R..

This plant can be found in our Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Amethyst Sunset') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Amethyst Sunset')
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Name: Will Currie
Hoke co NC (Zone 8a)
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May 18, 2020 8:20 PM CST
I have both AS and it's child, Tahiti Wind. (Below). AS hasn't bloomed for me yet. Will post more once it blooms.

Name: Will Currie
Hoke co NC (Zone 8a)
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Jul 4, 2020 9:43 PM CST
Oops! Almost forgot. *Blush*

Amethyst Sunset

It's pretty. I have to say that so far (only 1 year) Tahiti Wind out performs it in every way.
Moderate rust resistance. (Present but no significant damage by my slack standards).
Blooms above the foliage on sturdy scrapes.
Biggest complaint is the low bud count.
Can "cinch up" a little on very cool mornings.

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