Daylily 'Cameroon Night'


Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Cameroon Night
Hybridized by Trimmer
Registered or introduced: 1996
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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


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)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 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:


Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

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

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:


Bloom Color:

Dark Purple/Black

Color Patterns:


Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)



Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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

Dayton, Kentucky

Carleton, Michigan

Waynesboro, Mississippi

Concord, North Carolina

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Portsmouth, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Mar 8, 2011, themikeman from Concord, NC (Zone 7a) wrote:

Cameroon Night [ (Cameroons x Tetra: Peacock Maiden)] is a 1996 Trimmer Introduction. It is the most wondefully awesome dark purple EM Blooming time spider/ufo available in my opinion. Royal Celebration is a large EM Bloom of the same color, but it is a much larger flower, and although Royal Celebration is supposed to have a higher bud count, it doesnt, it ends up being a space taker for many growers. However the bud count of Cameroon Night is awesome will put it to shame even though a smaller flower about 7.5 inches which is still good size bloom. an oldy but goody. Im going to put it between my 'ouachita beauty' an{apricot} spider and my 'wild horses' a {white with purple center} spider,both also 36 inch tall EM Bloomers. peace..mike