Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Mount Ararat'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Mount Ararat
Hybridized by Emmerich
Registered or introduced: 2009
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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:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Single

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

Purple

Color Patterns:

Self

Watermark

Edge

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Rumford, Rhode Island

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On May 10, 2014, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Yellow to green throat. (((Light of the World Way of Life) ((sdlg Tet. Lavender Blue Baby) Heartbeat of Heaven))

Positive

On Jul 5, 2012, susansconi from Rumford, RI (Zone 5b) wrote:

MOUNT ARARAT (Emnerich 2009) scape height 34 inches bloom size 6 inches, Midseason + Rebloom, Tetraploid, Semi-Evergreen, Fragrant, Diurnal, bud count 24, branches 5, dark purple with lavender eye & edge

I planted this last fall after receiving 2 fans as a GIFT(yay!!!) from Karol Emmerich's Springwood Gardens. This plant's perfect first flower took my breath away with its deep, rich, clear purple color. It's very striking. I'm so excited to watch it grow knowing that daylilies tend to get better as they mature, though I can't imagine it any better than this! I posted 2 pics of the ffo that were taken after a very heavy downpour, which didn't even effect the flower a bit! It also has a ton of buds on its FIVE scapes- so with that + rebloom it looks like I'll get to enjoy the... read more