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Hemerocallis 'Purple Rain Dance' (Daylily 'Purple Rain Dance')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Hemerocallis 'Purple Rain Dance'

Other names

Daylily 'Purple Rain Dance'

Genus

Hemerocallis Hemerocallis

Variety or Cultivar

'Purple Rain Dance' _ 'Purple Rain Dance' is a striking, bold, sturdy daylily with dark maroon-purple flowers with a yellow throat.


Hemerocallis 'Purple Rain Dance' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Yellow, Dark-purple in Spring

Foliage

Light green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Gall midges , Aphids Gall midges , Aphids

Leaf and stem rot Leaf and stem rot

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flowers and foliage as required.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Hemerocallis 'Purple Rain Dance' (Daylily 'Purple Rain Dance') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist, free-draining soil in semi-shade or full sun. A liquid fertiliser and regular watering during dry periods in spring and summer will ensure flowering.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Hemerocallis 'Purple Rain Dance'

Other names

Daylily 'Purple Rain Dance'

Genus

Hemerocallis Hemerocallis

Variety or Cultivar

'Purple Rain Dance' _ 'Purple Rain Dance' is a striking, bold, sturdy daylily with dark maroon-purple flowers with a yellow throat.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Yellow, Dark-purple in Spring

Foliage

Light green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Gall midges , Aphids

Specific diseases

Leaf and stem rot

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flowers and foliage as required.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Hemerocallis 'Purple Rain Dance' (Daylily 'Purple Rain Dance') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Prairie planting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist, free-draining soil in semi-shade or full sun. A liquid fertiliser and regular watering during dry periods in spring and summer will ensure flowering.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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