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Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Chicago Royal Crown'

Family: Hemerocallidaceae (hem-er-oh-kal-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hemerocallis (hem-er-oh-KAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: Chicago Royal Crown
Hybridized by Marsh-Klehm
Registered or introduced: 1981
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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

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)

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

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Bloom Time:

Early (E)

Flower Size:

Large (more than 4.5" diameter)

Blooming Habit:

Diurnal (diu.)

Flower Type:

Single

Bloom Color:

Purple

Color Patterns:

Eyezone

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Foliage Habit:

Dormant (dor.)

Ploidy:

Tetraploid

Awards (if applicable):

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Old Lyme, Connecticut

Falls Church, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

2
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0
neutrals
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RatingContent
Positive

On Jan 16, 2008, DaylilyDiva219 from Falls Church, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

I bought "Chicago Royal Crown" in a pot from a local nursery in May of 2007. Its first bloom for me here in Northern VA was June 22nd. I know the AHS database calls it "Early", but for me, it's more of a "Mid-Season". That being said, it was a stellar performer in the garden its first year, blooming vigorously over a period of over three weeks. The flowers were large, a very deep rosy-purple with a darker eyezone, and held up well in the sun.

Positive

On May 23, 2006, gjsyyz from elora, on
Canada wrote:

my nursery in toronto, ON says, "that this plant blooms in july and august"! does Dave's Garden still state that his is 'early'!