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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Purple Pinwheel'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Purple Pinwheel
Hybridized by Kennedy; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1985

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Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:
Early midseason (EM)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Crispate (pinched, twisted or quilled floral segments)
Unusual Form

Bloom Color:
Dark Purple/Black

Color Patterns:
Bitone

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive goldilocks0613 On May 6, 2012, goldilocks0613 from Conroe, TX wrote:

Thought I had lost it in the drought of 2011, as it went dormant in my garden in August. However, this spring with plenty of water it came back full force. What a trooper. It even looks like it added more fans. It has bloomed nicely this year.

Regional...

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

Tinley Park, Illinois
Olathe, Kansas
South China, Maine
Gladwin, Michigan
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Coshocton, Ohio
North Augusta, South Carolina
Conroe, Texas



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