Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Evening Enchantment'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Evening Enchantment
Hybridized by Stamile
Registered or introduced: 1995
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Dark Purple/Black

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Regional

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

Plant City, Florida

Riverview, Florida

Lafayette, Indiana

Jackson, Louisiana

Westminster, Maryland

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Roswell, New Mexico

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Simpsonville, South Carolina

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Oct 2, 2003, TerriFlorida from Plant City, FL wrote:

All daylilies need six hours of full sun -- the dark ones do better with full morning sun and afternoon shade.

EVENING ENCHANTMENT is gorgeous. The petals look like velvet, and are thick and substantial. The color is really dark and rich, and the yellow-orange throat color really sets it off well. They are five inches across but look larger. It reblooms here as well, something I look for when buying daylilies.