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Feb 18, 2018 6:01 PM CST
'Violet Explosion' is a dormant diploid introduced in 1991 by Stamile.
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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Violet Explosion') .
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Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Violet Explosion')
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Garden Rooms and Becky's Budget Garden
Name: Sue Petruske
Wisconsin (Zone 5a)
Feb 18, 2018 7:18 PM CST
|Violet Explosion is a beautiful flower. It makes me stop and admire it every time I walk by. Has done very well here in zone 5. It is one of my (many) favorites.
I crossed it with Black Cat X Violet Explosion. I hoped to get the darker color from Black Cat but here is what I got.
Athens, Ohio (Zone 6a)
Feb 18, 2018 11:42 PM CST
|Did okay here. Had a few off years, but seemed fairly well suited for the North. For some reason, I lost interest; I think I wanted a more vivid color. Sue's picture shows good bud count. As I recall, multiple blooms could be crowded. Perhaps I eliminated it too soon.
Picture from an older camera.
Feb 25, 2018 11:48 AM CST
|it branched too close for me and I parted w it. I have Fancy Face and like it better, it is similar.|
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