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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Mountain Violet'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Mountain Violet
Hybridized by Munson; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1973

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

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:
Midseason (M)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Bloom Color:

Color Patterns:

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)


Awards (if applicable):
Award of Merit (or runner-up)
Honorable Mention
Junior Citation

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3 positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral kimsgardenheave On Jun 21, 2012, kimsgardenheave from Marion, WI (Zone 4b) wrote:

Also grows well in zone 4 by me

Positive goldilocks0613 On Jun 1, 2010, goldilocks0613 from Conroe, TX wrote:

I don't know why anyone would give this daylily a neutral grade. It blooms prolifically in my garden in Texas. Has lovely flowers as well !.

Positive vossner On May 18, 2010, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Does very well in my humid garden.

Positive Sherlock221 On Jun 13, 2006, Sherlock221 from Lancaster, KY wrote:

Grow very well in Kentucky. Large thick-petaled flowers. Striking coloring of purple with bright yellow throat. Bloomed the first year I had it.

Neutral mystic On Jan 24, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

5" purple blooms with a violet band, 36" scapes


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

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Lancaster, Kentucky
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Sandusky, Ohio
Albany, Oregon
Germantown, Tennessee
Conroe, Texas
Coppell, Texas
Richmond, Texas
Marion, Wisconsin

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