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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Emperor Butterfly'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Emperor Butterfly
Hybridized by Munson; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1986

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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:
Early midseason (EM)
Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow
Violet/Lavender

Color Patterns:
Blend
Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:
No fragrance

Foliage Habit:
Evergreen (ev.)

Ploidy:
Diploid

Awards (if applicable):
Honorable Mention

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Sherlock221 On Jun 23, 2006, Sherlock221 from Lancaster, KY wrote:

This is a tall plant with lovely red-violet flowers that have a yellow eyezone and green throat. They are growing and blooming very well for me in part-shade and close to a small weeping mulberry tree. It bloomed the first year I had it, which was last year.

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

Blooms are violet with a lavender watermark with a yellow throat, 5" bloom, 28" tall.

Regional...

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

Cornelia, Georgia
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Hebron, Kentucky
Lancaster, Kentucky
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
Marlborough, Massachusetts
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Felicity, Ohio
North Augusta, South Carolina
Simpsonville, South Carolina
Hixson, Tennessee
Linden, Virginia
Madison, Wisconsin



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