Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Big City Nights'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Big City Nights
Hybridized by Pickles
Registered or introduced: 2008
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

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:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Unknown - Tell us

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Color Patterns:

Edged/Picoteed

Watermark

Flower Fragrance:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Feb 4, 2008, Calif_Sue from Northern California
United States (Zone 9a) wrote:

Hybridizer intro notes:

28" SEv/D M 4 3/4". Tet.
An unusual dark plum-raisin-mulberry blend with a mauve watermark and a blend of yellow-to-lime in the throat. The petals are finished with lavish white edges on the elegant ruffles and all combine to add to 'Big City Nights' distinction. The substance is excellent and the color stands up as well to the sun as any I have seen. The pollen is fertile, and although I have set pods on it, it is not easy. 19 buds. Seedling No. C0300 (Thunder And Lightning X Awesome Bob).