Hemerocallis 'Always Afternoon'

Common Name: Daylily

  • 5½", dusky rose self with a striking plum purple eyezone and a green throat
  • Petals are crimped with thin buff pink edges, sepals are smooth
  • Semi-evergreen foliage stays nice all season
  • Grows equally well in the north and south
  • 1997 American Hemerocallis Society Silver Stout Medal Award Winner (AHS highest honor)

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)
  • Early Midseason Bloomer, blooming in early July.
  • Rebloomer, producing a second set of flowers.
  • Extended Bloom with flowers staying open at least 16 hours.
  • Semi-Evergreen foliage.
  • Tetraploid with 44 chromosomes, twice as many as Diploids. Tetraploids tend to be bigger, stronger plants.