Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Catherine Neal'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Catherine Neal
Hybridized by Carpenter
Registered or introduced: 1981
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:

Very late (VLa)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Purple

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Eugene S. Foster Award (or runner-up)

Award of Merit (or runner-up)

Honorable Mention

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Clearwater, Florida

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Hebron, Kentucky

Linthicum Heights, Maryland

Excelsior, Minnesota

Jamesburg, New Jersey

Coram, New York

Felicity, Ohio

Ravenna, Ohio

Portland, Oregon

Simpsonville, South Carolina

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

3
positives
5
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Nov 16, 2014, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Purple self with green throat.

Positive

On Jul 6, 2014, plantgnome1 from nowhere land, NY (Zone 6b) wrote:

Beautiful Flower-planted last summer, nice and healthy this year and blooming away! Not as dark as I would have liked, but beautiful anyway.

Positive

On Aug 5, 2011, Cheryl8 from Monroe Township, NJ (Zone 7a) wrote:

Blooms mid season for me as well.

Neutral

On Apr 15, 2010, MollyJane from Ravenna, OH wrote:

In NE Ohio, this has not been a very vigorous grower. The color for me has been a grape purple. On a good day, it's beautiful. On a dewy morning, the sun burns spots on the flower. It took a long time to find a perfect flower to photograph.

Neutral

On Mar 14, 2005, sybiltwo from Excelsior, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

Love the flower, but not a very vigorous grower here in my zone 4 garden.

Positive

On Jun 26, 2004, Melissa_Ohio from Southwestern, OH (Zone 6b) wrote:

Blooms midseason for me. Rebloomer. Color fades easily.

Neutral

On Oct 26, 2003, pigeon1943 from Harwinton, CT wrote:

nice dark late flower -

Neutral

On Feb 21, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

6" blooms,30" scape,Carpenter J. 1981