Black, Near Black

There is no true “black” daylily because a gene for the color (black) is not known to exist is the genus Hemerocallis. “Black” or “near black” daylilies are either very dark reds or very dark purples.

Photo by Rebecca Board, used with permission. Cultivar: ‘Jungle Beauty’

Photo by Tim Fehr, used with permission.


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The American Daylily Society