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PlantFiles: Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Long John Silver'

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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; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive themikesmom 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.

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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