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Located in Blackburn Hamlet Since 1911
2832 Innes Road,
Ottawa, ON

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Hemerocallis 'Raspberry Suede'
Hemerocallis 'Raspberry Suede'

Hemerocallis 'Raspberry Suede'

Price (excl. tax)
$17.99
HST (13%)
$2.34
Price (incl. tax)
$20.33

Common Name: Daylily
Flower: Purple-Red Shades
3 quart container

 

Width:
24 in
Height:
28 in
Image Credit:
Walters Gardens
Hardiness Zone:
zone 3
Sun Exposure:
Sun to part shade
Bloom Time:
Midsummer
Qualities:
Hummingbirds Butterflies

Aptly named, the unusually smooth, velvety texture of this daylily is very much like suede. The large 5" flowers are a unique shade of rich raspberry red like raspberry syrup and they are quite sunfast for such a dark color. They display a pie crust edge, diamond dusted petals, and small chartreuse throat. Two or three way branched scapes carry 20 or more buds apiece in midseason.

This variety is a good grower in the landscape and forms a large clump of long, arching, rich green leaves.

Daylilies can survive many harsh conditions that other plants cannot including: polluted city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone).

Characteristics (Compared to Other Daylilies)
  • Midseason Bloomer, blooming in July.
  • Dormant foliage.
  • Tetraploid with 44 chromosomes, twice as many as Diploids. Tetraploids tend to be bigger, stronger plants.
 

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