Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Grape Velvet'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Grape Velvet
Hybridized by Wild
Registered or introduced: 1978
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Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

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)

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

Bloom Time:

Midseason (M)

Flower Size:

Small (3" to 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Purple

Color Patterns:

Unknown - Tell us

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Junior Citation

Regional

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

Ottawa, Illinois

New Paris, Indiana

Hebron, Kentucky

Edgewater, Maryland

Fairfax, Minnesota

Dayton, Ohio

Fremont, Ohio

Lynchburg, Ohio

Sandusky, Ohio

Simpsonville, South Carolina

Kalama, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jun 12, 2008, lilyq from Fairfax, MN wrote:

started with four tiny fans in 2005~didn't bloom until 2007 and then not much. In 2008, I still have only four little fans...so it doesn't do much here.

Neutral

On Jan 23, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

4.5" purple blooms, 24" scapes