Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Emperor's Dragon'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Emperor's Dragon
Hybridized by Munson
Registered or introduced: 1988
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

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.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Color Patterns:

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

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:

Hampton, Illinois

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Hebron, Kentucky

Linthicum Heights, Maryland

Hillsdale, Michigan

Lebanon, Missouri

Auburn, New Hampshire

Shelby, North Carolina

Hulbert, Oklahoma

North Augusta, South Carolina

Simpsonville, South Carolina

Portsmouth, Virginia

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 24, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is a very nice daylily. It's colorful and blooms a lot. I've noticed the colors change a bit when it's very hot out. They don't seem as intense.

Positive

On Sep 8, 2004, bluektodd from Hillsdale, MI (Zone 5b) wrote:

Emperor's dragon multiplies quickly here in my zone 5 garden also will do well in partial sun.

Neutral

On Jan 22, 2003, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

5" mauve flowers with a plum eye, 26" scapes.