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Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Long John Silver'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Long John Silver
Hybridized by Hansen
Registered or introduced: 1998
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Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Bloom Time:

Early midseason (EM)

Reblooming (Re)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Extended (ext.)

Flower Type:

Single

Cascading (narrow curling or cascading segments)

Unusual Form

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

Silver/Gray

Color Patterns:

Self

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Semi-evergreen (sev.)

Ploidy:

Diploid

Awards (if applicable):

Honorable Mention

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cordele, Georgia

Salvisa, Kentucky

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Coshocton, Ohio

North Augusta, South Carolina

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 6, 2015, themikesmom from Concord, NC wrote:

'LONG JOHN SILVER' [(Yabba Dabba Doo) x (Cerulean Star x Sdlg)] 1998 by Hansen 42 Inch Tall Scapes and 6.5 Inch Unusual Form Blooms. Early-Midseason Extended Bloomtime and a Rebloomer. Diploid. Cascade. Semi-Evergreen. Beautiful Pale Lavender Silver Blooms on Such Tall Heavenly Scapes. A Must Have in the Garden, Makes a Great Back Row Border Plant with Incredible long blooming color as most lilac silver color spectrum genetic daylily cultivars are bloomed out after Early Season.