Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Swirling Water'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Swirling Water
Additional cultivar information:(Talent Show Impresario)
Hybridized by K. Carpenter
Registered or introduced: 1979
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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

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:

Single

Bloom Color:

Purple

White/Near White

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Junior Citation

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Fairfield, Illinois

Bettendorf, Iowa

Hazard, Kentucky

Hebron, Kentucky

Brown City, Michigan

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Milford, Michigan

Excelsior, Minnesota

Auburn, New Hampshire

Elba, New York

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Parkman, Ohio

Ravenna, Ohio

North Augusta, South Carolina

Kalama, Washington

Bristol, Wisconsin

Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

Franklin, Wisconsin

Marion, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

4
positives
3
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Nov 16, 2014, DaylilySLP from Dearborn Heights, MI (Zone 6a) wrote:

Purple with cream white splash and green throat.

Positive

On May 12, 2012, OldPerfessor from Hazard, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:

My first daylily. Medium sized plant with large purple blooms, creamy interior w/golden throat.

Positive

On Apr 16, 2010, MollyJane from Ravenna, OH wrote:

Avery dependable purple that does not fade in full sun. Very vigorous -I divided it the second year.

Positive

On Jun 18, 2008, 2zeus from (Zone 7b) wrote:

A good performer, even when rudely ripped out in mid-season, and moved halfway across the yard - didn't even seem to notice. A favourite.

Positive

On Mar 15, 2005, sybiltwo from Excelsior, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

This one is a stunner at clump strength in my zone 4 garden.

Neutral

On Jan 26, 2004, poppysue from Westbrook, ME (Zone 5a) wrote:

1981 James E. Marsh Award

Neutral

On Feb 5, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

6.5" blooms,22" scapes,Carpenter K 1981