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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: Early midseason (EM) Reblooming (Re)
Flower Size: Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)
Blooming Habit: Diurnal (diu.)
Flower Type: Single
Bloom Color: Purple
Color Patterns: Watermark
Flower Fragrance: No fragrance
Foliage Habit: Semi-evergreen (sev.)
Awards (if applicable): Award of Merit (or runner-up) Honorable Mention
On Jun 16, 2007, ericmg01 from Rockville, MD (Zone 6a) wrote:
My favorite daylily. Such a beautiful color. I also enjoy the shape of the flower. Fast grower. Several buds each season per plant. A true winner and consistent bloomer! A must for anyone of like daylilies, or needs an easy perennial to add color and interest to the garden. Mine is grown in part-sun.
super nice plant. first year transplant small double fan bloomed very nicely for a baby. not fancy-schmancy like some, but really nice color and engaging to look at. seems to be a good parent as well. the new kid established itself quickly and has already begun to spread nicely. a good garden investment.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
San Jose, California Colorado Springs, Colorado Old Lyme, Connecticut Lawrenceville, Georgia Solsberry, Indiana Cedar Rapids, Iowa Louisville, Kentucky Durham, Maine South China, Maine Linthicum, Maryland Londontowne, Maryland Norton, Massachusetts Dearborn Heights, Michigan Fairfax, Minnesota Auburn, New Hampshire Bloomfield, New Jersey Elizabeth City, North Carolina (2 reports) Corning, Ohio Coshocton, Ohio Felicity, Ohio Mount Gilead, Ohio Portland, Oregon North Augusta, South Carolina Simpsonville, South Carolina Middle Valley, Tennessee Brenham, Texas Conroe, Texas Pollok, Texas Reno, Texas Magna, Utah Kalama, Washington Lake Shangrila, Wisconsin Nekoosa, Wisconsin