Hemerocallis ‘Russian Rhapsody’

(Purple Daylily)

By September 1, 2021
Close up of Hemerocallis Russian Rhapsodypurple flower

About Hemerocallis ‘Russian Rhapsody’ (Purple Daylily)

This beautiful repeat bloomer is called Hemerocallis ‘Russian Rhapsody’. With a blooming season lasting from spring through fall, you can expect star-shaped purple flowers with yellow stamens throughout most of the year. As a low grower reaching an average landscape size of 2-3′ x 2-3′, this variety offers interesting blooms that are accompanied by shoots of grass-like foliage. Commonly known as Purple Daylily, this variety is a great filler in almost any landscape design.

Planting and care instruction

Plant Purple Daylily in an area that receives full to partial sun. With more sunlight, this variety’s flowers will turn a light purple while with more shade, its flowers will turn a more vibrant purple. For optimal plant growth, regular watering is required when the top 2 inches of the soil dry out. While well-draining soil is suggested, this variety is low maintenance and can withstand most soil conditions, some occasional neglect, seaside conditions as well as extreme cold fronts.

Landscape design ideas

Hemerocallis ‘Russian Rhapsody’ is an extremely versatile plant that can be planted in containers, as a border to pathways, along fences, or as a foreground to taller shrubs or trees.



Botanical Name: Hemerocallis 'Russian Rhapsody'

Common Name: Purple Daylily

Average Landscape Size: 2-3' x 2-3'

Plant Type: Evergreen

Bloom Color: Purple

Foliage Color: Green

Forms: Perennial

Sizes: 1 Gallon, 5 Gallon

Special Features: Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Color, Low Maintenance, Showy Spring Flowers, Easy Pruning, Attracts Hummingbirds,