Past Plants of the Day forum: Daylily of the Day: Amethyst Art

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Name: Jon Whitinger
Jacksonville, TX (Zone 8a)
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Mar 16, 2016 6:01 PM CST

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Background history:

'Amethyst Art' is a dormant diploid introduced in 1988 by Kropf.

It has earned the following AHS awards:
Honorable Mention: 1994

This plant can be found in the ATP Plant Database at:
Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Amethyst Art') .

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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Amethyst Art')
Name: Lisa Klette
Dayton, KY (Zone 6a)
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Mar 16, 2016 6:49 PM CST
5" flowers on an 18" scape makes for big bright blooms on a front of the border plant. Consistently doubles for me.
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Name: Sue Petruske
Wisconsin (Zone 5a)
Mar 17, 2016 11:40 AM CST
Amethyst Art is a slow grower for me. It's going to get some alfalfa pellets this year. Still...a beautiful flower. Consistently doubles for me as it does for Lisa. Although I tag it as a slow grower, doesn't mean anyone should shy away from it. It's actually nice NOT to have to divide so often. Very pretty bloom. Here is my best picture of the bloom.

I like the "double" of this as it does not appear to be a big puff ball. More of a "gentle" double. I like that.

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