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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Alaskan Midnight'

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Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Alaskan Midnight
Hybridized by Porter; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1991

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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 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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:
Early (E)

Flower Size:
Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:
Nocturnal (noc.)
Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:
Single

Bloom Color:
Dark Purple/Black

Color Patterns:
Self

Flower Fragrance:
Slightly Fragrant

Foliage Habit:
Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:
Tetraploid

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive melody On May 21, 2012, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Dark maroon and velvety, Alaskan Midnight is a showstopper. It increases well and the color holds well in the heat of the day. My image is true to color. This daylily is very dark.

Regional...

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

Durham, Maine
Elizabeth City, North Carolina



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